Tax Return Transcript or IRS Verification of Non-Filing Letter
If the IRS Data Retrieval Tool cannot be used and the verification of tax information is requested on your “To Do List,” you will need to obtain a 2014 Tax Return Transcript.
Beginning with the 2017-18 award year, the IRS Verification of Non-filing Letter will be required if student, spouse, if applicable, or parent(s) indicate on the FAFSA or the Verification Worksheet that a 2015 IRS Tax Return was not filed. Each nontax filer is require to provide the letter.
You can obtain the 2015 Tax Return Transcript or the Verification of Non-Filing Letter from the IRS by one of the following methods:
• Online at www.irs.gov under the Tools section, click on “Get a Tax Transcript”, then click on “Get Transcript Online” or “Get Transcript by Mail”.
• By telephone at 1-800-908-9946
• By mail using IRS Form 4506-T-EZ