Verification of Non-Filing

If you have been asked to provide/upload verification of non-filing for a particular tax year, please see the options below.  Please note that the downloadable "2015 Tax Non-Filer Verification Statement Form" can only be used for the 2017/18 FAFSA processing year.  Students, spouses, and parents needing to provide verification of non-filing for the 2018/19 FAFSA year cannot use this same doucment to validate non-filing tax status for the 2016 tax year.


 

2018-2019 FAFSA Verification-

Options to prove non-filing of taxes for the 2016 tax year:

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.

  • Click "Get My Tax Record"
  • Click "Get Transcript Online"
  • Click "Create Account" if you are a frist time user. Proceed to answer all questions. If you already have an account, click "Log in" and the enter your username/password information
  • 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 "2016".
  • If successfully validated, you will be able to view your IRS Verification of Non-filing Letter.
  • Upload this document to https://valdosta.verifymyfafsa.com
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 "2016".
  • 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.
  • Upload this document to https://valdosta.verfiymyfafsa.com
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 "12/31/2016".
  • 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.

2017-2018 FAFSA Verification-

Steps to prove non-filing status of taxes for the 2015 tax year:

  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