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This question asks how much your parent/parents had paid in income taxes for the previous year.
Depending on which form they used to file their tax return, here is where they can find where these figures are located within the form:
Note: For the 2017-18 FAFSA-filing and academic year, the IRS Data Retrieval tool will be suspended due to a potential security risk which had been addressed, but not yet resolved. Prior to the suspension, those students and/or parents eligible to use and who choose to use the IRS Data Retrieval tool, were able to have their FAFSA income fields automatically populated. The IRS Data Retrieval tool helps make it easier for your parent(s) to quickly and accurately enter their tax return amounts on your FAFSA. Our instructions above guide you to complete the FAFSA without the need for the IRS Data Retrieval. Please check back with this site prior to filing your FAFSA next year for updates regarding the tool.
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