Linking FAFSA and 1040 Info Would Make Applying for College Aid Easier, Safer, More Accurate
Report Calls for Simplified Financial Aid Process for Students & Families

March 20, 2007
A new report by the Institute outlines a plan for simplifying the financial aid application process by letting financial aid applicants ask the IRS to automatically answer many of the most difficult and important questions on the FAFSA. In addition to dramatically simplifying the process for students and families, this reform would cut down on costly verification paperwork for colleges and universities, and improve accuracy and data security.