What was your total tax-exempt interest income?


This is question 45d 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.”

If the answer to this question is not pre-filled, enter the total amount of tax-exempt interest income you reported in 2015.

If you filed:

IRS Form 1040 – Use Line: 8b

IRS Form 1040A – Use Line: 8b

If married, and you and your spouse filed separate tax returns, enter the total amount of your combined tax-exempt interest income.

Note: The line number references above are from the IRS tax form, not from the W-2 form.

Round to the nearest dollar and do not include commas or decimal points.

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