Frequently Asked Questions

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How do I complete the FAFSA by Luther's priority filing deadline if my taxes are not completed until after that date?

An applicant can always complete the FAFSA using estimated tax information.  Estimates can be derived by reviewing items such as the previous year's tax documents or current W2 wage statements.  Once a tax return is filed, the applicant needs to make a correction to their FAFSA application to reflect updated values.  The most accurate method of making these updates is to utilize the FAFSA- IRS Data Retrieval Tool within the FAFSA.  Once corrections to the FAFSA are made, we will receive an electronic update of the applicant's FAFSA information.

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