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Subject:  Re: funding grandchild's college Date:  9/5/2013  12:35 PM
Author:  foo1bar Number:  8075 of 8174

I call B.S.! Show up where?
It looks like it should be reported as untaxed income on the FAFSA.
http://www.finaid.org/parents/grandparents.phtml (section "Giving directly to the college")

Gifts are not income.
From income tax perspective - yes.
From FAFSA perspective, maybe it is counted as income.
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