2019-2020 VERIFICATION REQUIREMENTS

For the 2019-2020 Award year, the verification tracking groups are the same as they were of the 2018-2019 award year and there weren’t any changes to the acceptable documentation requirements either.

Here’s a breakdown of the verification tracking groups and information you’re required to verify for each group.

V1 – Standard Verification Group
Tax Filers

  • Adjusted Gross Income
  • U.S. Income Tax Paid
  • Untaxed Portions of Individual Retirement Account (IRA) Distributions
  • Untaxed Portions of Pensions
  • IRA Deductions and Payments
  • Tax Exempt Interest Income
  • Education Tax Credits

Nontax Filers

  • Income Earned from Work

Tax Filers and Nontax Filers

  • Number of Household Members
  • Number in College

 V4 – Custom Verification Group

  • High School Completion Status
  • Identity/Statement of Educational Purpose

V5 – Aggregate Verification Group
Tax Filers

  • Adjusted Gross Income
  • U.S. Income Tax Paid
  • Untaxed Portions of IRA Distributions
  • Untaxed Portions of Pensions
  • IRA Deductions and Payments
  • Tax Exempt Interest Income
  • Education Tax Credits

Nontax Filers

  • Income earned from work

Tax Filers and Nontax Filers

  • Number of Household Members
  • Number in College
  • High School Completion Status
  • Identity/Statement of Educational Purpose