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Please be sure to complete your FAFSA, before downloading the appropriate form.

2016-2017 Aid Year (August 2016 – July 2017)

2017-2018 Aid Year (August 2017 – July 2018)

2015 IRS Tax Return Transcript will be needed if:  The student/parent(s) is unable to or chooses not to use the IRS DRT in FAFSA on the Web. OR If the student and spouse or parent(s) filed separate 2015 IRS income tax returns, the IRS DRT cannot be used.

2015 Verification of non-filing letter will be needed if:  The student/parent(s) indicate that they did not or were not required to file taxs in 2015.

  • Online Request – Go to www.IRS.gov, under the Tools heading on the IRS homepage, click “Get a Tax Transcript by Mail.” Click “Get Transcript by MAIL.” For tax filers make sure to request the “IRS Tax Return Transcript” and NOT the “IRS Tax Account Transcript.” For non tax filers make sure you request the “Verification of non-filing letter.”
  • Telephone Request – 1-800-908-9946
  • Paper Request Form – IRS Form 4506T-EZ or IRS Form 4506-T

In most cases, for electronic tax return filers, 2015 IRS income tax return information is available for the IRS DRT or the IRS Tax Return Transcript within 2–3 weeks after the 2015 electronic IRS income tax return has been accepted by the IRS.  Generally, for filers of 2015 paper IRS income tax returns, the 2015 IRS income tax return information is available for the IRS DRT or the IRS Tax Return Transcript within 6–8 weeks after the 2015 paper IRS income tax return has been received by the IRS.  Contact the financial aid office if more information is needed about using the IRS DRT or obtaining an IRS Tax Return Transcript.

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NOTIFICATION OF SOCIAL SECURITY NUMBER COLLECTION AND USE: In compliance with Florida Statute 119.071(5), Florida Gateway College issues this notification regarding the purpose of the collection and use of your Social Security number. FGC collects your Social Security number for use in performance of the college’s duties and responsibilities. To protect your identity, FGC will secure your Social Security number from unauthorized access. FGC will never release your Social Security number to unauthorized parties, and each student at FGC will be issued a unique student identification number. Your unique student identification number is used for all educational purposes at Florida Gateway College including registration, access of your online record, etc. Federal legislation relating to the Hope Tax Credit requires that all postsecondary institutions report the Social Security number of all post-secondary students to the Internal Revenue Service (IRS). This IRS requirement makes it necessary for colleges to collect the Social Security number of every student. A student may refuse to disclose his/her Social Security number to the college, but refusing to comply with the federal requirement may result in fines established by the IRS. In addition to the federal reporting requirements, the public school system in Florida uses the Social Security number as a student identifier. This use is authorized in Florida Statue 229.559 and in School Code Section 1008.386. In a seamless K-20 educational system, it is beneficial for postsecondary institutions to have access to the same information for purposes of tracking and assisting students in the transition from one educational level to the next. All Social Security numbers are protected by federal regulations and are never released to unauthorized parties