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You will need records of income earned in the year prior to when you will start school. You may
also need records of your parents´ income information if you are a dependent student. You
may print a copy of this page by selecting the Print This Page button at the top or bottom of the
For the 2010-2011 school year you will need financial information from 2009. You will need to refer
To organize your information, print and complete a FAFSA on the Web Worksheet before you begin
entering your information online.
Keep these records! You may need them again. Do not mail your records to Federal Student
Your Social Security Number. Be sure it is correct!
Your driver's license (if any)
Your 2009 W-2 Forms and other records of money earned
Your (and your spouse´s, if you are married) 2009 Federal Income Tax Return.
IRS 1040, 1040A, 1040 EZ
Foreign Tax Return, or
Tax Return for Puerto Rico, Guam, American Samoa, the U.S. Virgin Islands, the Marshall
Islands, the Federal States of Micronesia, or Palau
Your Parents´ 2009 Federal Income Tax Return (if you are a dependent student)
Your 2009 untaxed income records
Veterans noneducation benefit records
Child support received
Your current bank statements
Your current business and investment mortgage information, business and farm records, stock, bond
and other investment records
Your alien registration or permanent resident card (if you are not a U.S. citizen)