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Cyr Hall • University of Maine at Fort Kent • 23 University Drive, Fort Kent, ME 04743

IRS Data Retrieval & Tax Transcript Instructions

About Verification:

If you were selected for verification, you will need to provide us with additional documentation. You will need to complete the appropriate Verification Worksheet and provide verifying income documents, if you filed 2019 1040 Federal Income Tax.

If you filed 2019 taxes:

If we are requesting a 2019 tax document from you, the following are acceptable documents that can be provided to us:

  1. A signed copy for all pages of your 2019 (1040) federal income tax. You may already have a copy in your files, or your accountant may have one.
  2. A 2019 Tax Return Transcript (TRT). You can request this online from the IRS at: www.IRS.gov.
    1. A 2019 Tax Return Transcript (TRT) can be requested as follows:
      1. Go online to: www.irs.gov/transcript;
      2. Call the IRS at: 1-800-908-9946;
      3. Complete form 4506-T – form is available from IRS.gov.

If you did NOT file 2019 taxes and were not required to:

To request a Non-Filer’s Statement from the IRS, please attempt one of the following:

  1. Go to: www.irs.gov/transcript;
  2. Call the IRS at: 1-800-908-9946;
  3. Complete form 4506-T, available from the IRS at: www.irs.gov, to request a letter from them indicating that you did not file 2019 taxes.

If you are just completing your FAFSA now, you will need to manually enter your 2019 financial information on your FAFSA.

If you have any questions, please contact the financial aid office.

We can be reached at: 207-834-7605 or email at: umfkaid@maine.edu.