Verification of Non-Filing

Preferred method to prove non-filing of taxes for 2015:

  1. Download the 2015 Tax Non-Filer Verification Statement Form
  2. Complete and sign the form
  3. Upload the form to https://valdosta.verifymyfafsa.com

Other methods to prove verification of non-filing (not preferred):

Online Request

Available at www.irs.gov

Note: This is typically not available if you have never filed taxes before in prior years. If this is the case, please use the paper request process detailed below.

  • Under Tools, click "Get a tax transcript"
  • Click “Get Transcript ONLINE” (If at any point, you cannot validate your identity – for example, you cannot provide financial verification information or you lack access to a mobile phone – you may use Get Transcript by MAIL, see below)
  • Enter the non-filer’s Social Security Number, email address, filing status, account numbers for loan or credit card associated with your name, and mobile phone associated with your name.
  • Click “Continue”
  • Select "Verification of Non-filing Letter" and in the Tax Year field, select "2015".
  • If successfully validated, you will be able to view your IRS Verification of Non-filing Letter.
  • Sign and submit the IRS Verification of Non-filing Letter, if requested, to Valdosta State University; make sure to include the student’s name and VSU ID on the letter.
Telephone Request

Available from the IRS by calling 1-800-908-9946

Note: This is typically not available if you have never filed taxes before in prior years. If this is the case, please use the paper request process detailed below.

  • Non-filers must follow prompts to enter their social security number and the numbers in their street address. Generally this will be numbers of the street address that was listed on the latest tax return filed.
  • Select "Option 2" to request an IRS Verification of Non-filing Letter and then enter "2015".
  • If successfully validated, non-filers can expect to receive a paper IRS Verification of Non-filing Letter at the address provided in their telephone request within 5 to 10 days from the time of the request.
  • IRS Verification of Non-filing Letter requested by telephone cannot be sent directly to a third party by the IRS.
  • Sign and submit the IRS Verification of Non-filing Letter, if requested, to Valdosta State University; make sure to include the student’s name and VSU ID on the letter.
Paper Request Form – IRS Form 4506-T

Download IRS Form 4506-T at https://www.irs.gov/pub/irs-pdf/f4506t.pdf 

  • Complete lines 1 – 4, following the instructions on page 2 of the form.
  • Line 3: enter the non-filer’s street address and zip or postal code. Use the address currently on file with the IRS.
  • Line 5 provides non-filers with the option to have their IRS Verification of Non-filing Letter mailed directly to a third party by the IRS. Do not have your IRS Verification of Non-filing Letter sent directly to Marquette.
  • Line 7: Select the checkbox on the right hand side for “Verification of Non-filing”.
  • Line 9: Year or period requested field, enter "12/31/2015".
  • The non-filer must sign and date the form and enter their telephone number. Only one signature is required when requesting a joint IRS Verification of Non-filing Letter.
  • Mail or fax the completed IRS Form 4506-T to the address (or FAX number) provided on page 2 of Form 4506-T.
  • If the 4506-T information is successfully validated, tax filers can expect to receive a paper IRS Verification of Non-filing Letter at the address provided on their request within 5 to 10 days.
  • Sign and submit the IRS Verification of Non-filing Letter, if requested, to Valdosta State University; make sure to include the student’s name and VSU ID on the letter.