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error in FAFSA when using IRS retrieval tool

aaccmmaaccmm Posts: 1 Harvard Champion
Hi everyone, has anyone experienced an error on your FAFSA when using the IRS retrieval tool to make corrections? I'm frustrated - I did this and the tool imported an erroneous amount that basically looks like my son is no longer eligible for aid because my income is too high!!!

I've spoken with the FAFSA and IRS - my question is this - has this happened to anyone, and how easy was it to rectify?

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Replies to: error in FAFSA when using IRS retrieval tool

  • njmissy13njmissy13 Posts: 5 College Search & Selection Champion
    edited May 2013
    It depends whether it was an error - or if what was imported was correct. What did FAFSA and the IRS have to say about it? Was the amount somewhere on your return? Was it for some kind of one time or extraordinary thing - like sale of stock, cash out of 401K or something?
  • brendank21brendank21 Posts: 7 College Search & Selection Champion
    edited May 2013
    Was this a 401K or IRA rollover?
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