The IRS Data Retrieval Tool allows students and parents to retrieve their IRS tax return information directly into the FAFSA. Using this tool saves you time and reduces the number of documents that must be submitted to the Office of Financial Aid.
The IRS Data Retrieval Tool is unavailable for the 2017-18 FAFSA. Please follow the instructions below to provide your 2015 tax information.
If you are currently completing the FAFSA, we highly recommend you manually enter your information. If you need a copy of your 2015 tax return:
If you have already submitted your FAFSA and we have asked you to complete the IRS Data Retrieval, you will need to submit a federal tax return transcript. To obtain a copy:
You will be prompted to use the IRS Data Retrieval while completing the FAFSA if you are eligible. Watch a video for step-by-step instructions. If we request that you complete data retrieval, please use the following instructions: