The FAFSA is available now at fafsa.gov for students attending college in 2017-18. Because of its earlier availability (it usually isn’t available until January 1), the Department of Federal Student Aid is allowing families to use tax information from 2015 to complete the form.
To make it easier to complete the FAFSA, you can use the IRS Data Retrieval Tool to automatically fill in all of your tax information. This will allow you to submit the form sooner and maximize your chances of receiving financial aid for college.
Ben Franklin once said that the only things that are certain are death and taxes. In today’s world, you can add student loans to that list. Too good to be true Imagine finding out that all your student loans were forgiven and you don’t have to pay your lender another cent. You’d be ecstatic, right? […]