Every year, more than 20 million students and parents file the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), the gateway to federal, state and school financial aid. Families often worry about making costly mistakes, but this step-by-step guide provides expert advice and insights to: Am Maximize eligibility for student aid Am Avoid common errors Am Complete the form quickly, easily and accurately Praise for Filing the FAFSA: I found Filing the FAFSA to be an up-to-the-minute, accessible and readable resource for those with a keen interest in the current federal application for student financial aid. aNancy Coolidge, Office of the President, University of California Families need a guide that breaks down the application form into logical sections. Filing the FAFSA is an important tool in removing some of the mystery surrounding the financial aid process. aVerna Hazen, Assistant Vice President and Director, Office of Financial Aid and Scholarships, Rochester Institute of Technology With the plethora of information on the subject of completing college financial applications, itas reassuring to find a guide that students, parents and even guidance counselors can look to for useful and accurate information. aCarlos Adrian, Associate Director, Financial Aid Compliance, Office of Financial Aid and Scholarship Programs, Syracuse University As a long-time financial aid professional, I am always looking for helpful tools to assist families in understanding the sometimes overwhelming process of applying for student financial aid for college. Filing the FAFSA is a tool that successfully combines the presentation of detailed information with easy to follow flow charts and summary boxes to guide families through the application process. It is filled with helpful hints and is a valuable resource for families navigating the complicated world of financial aid. aDiane Stemper, Executive Director, Office of Enrollment Services, Student Financial Aid, Ohio State Universitydivorced, separated or widowed, only the custodial parenta#39;s portion of the income and taxes should be reported on the FAFSA. ... The preferred method involves using the IRS Tax Table or Tax Rate Schedule forthe separate AGI. ... This information may appear on the parentsa#39; Wa2 and 1099 forms, or on IRS Forms 1040, 1040A or 1040EZ. The FAFSA instructions base income earned from work onanbsp;...
|Title||:||Filing the FAFSA|
|Author||:||Mark Kantrowitz, David Levy|
|Publisher||:||Edvisors Network, Inc. - 2014-01-31|