This is question 36 on the paper FAFSA.
If you use the IRS Data Retrieval Tool and transfer your information from the IRS into your FAFSA, the answer to this question will be pre-filled and identified as “Transferred from the IRS.”
This question cannot be left blank unless you will not file a tax return.
Enter your total tax amount for 2011.
If you (and if married, your spouse) filed:
|IRS Form||Enter Amount From Line|
Note: The line numbers above are from the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) tax form, not from the W-2 form.
If your total tax for 2011 is:
|One hundred thousand or more||
Round to the nearest dollar and do not include commas or decimal points.
Note: Income tax is not income. It is the amount of tax that you (and if married, your spouse) paid on your income earned from work. Your income tax amount should not be the same as your adjusted gross income (AGI).