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Subject:  FAFSA Date:  1/3/2007  10:40 PM
Author:  bigdan195 Number:  2792 of 2818

Hi,

I hope I'm at right place for this question.
I am working on FAFSA document online with my son.
They ask a lot of questions about adjusted gross income for 2006, wages for 2006, etc. I can't supply that because I don't have my W-2 forms yet from my employer. So, how can you complete the form, unless you wait until you get all required info? The FAFSA document does ask if you have completed your taxes yet or if you will complete them in the future. So, can you just say you plan to do your taxes in the future and then make an estimate for 2006 tax info based on your 2005 tax info, and then come back later and update when you have your 2006 taxes completed?
I don't get it. They say to do the FAFSA form as soon as possible after 01JAN07, but then they require you to have info that you can't possibly have until middle of January, at the soonest. Then, they also say it is first come first served as far as getting financial aid. I want to move quickly, but I don't want to make any errors either. Any and all help is appreciated. Thanks.
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