Applying for Federal Student Aid

Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)

With TaxAct® software, you can gather important tax information for the students or parents of students who will be applying for federal financial aid with the FAFSA worksheet located in the Review section of the software.

To access the worksheet:

  1. From within your TaxAct return (Online or Desktop), click Review to expand. On smaller devices, click in the upper left-hand corner, then click Review.
  2. Click College Student Financial Aid.

This worksheet compiles tax information you will use when applying for student aid online at the Federal Student Aid website.

Note. TaxAct provides this form to filers, but if you have questions about the application process, additional information can be found at this website. This form is not filed with TaxAct. It is not transmitted with your return or separately by TaxAct.

Note that any link in the information above is updated each year automatically and will take you to the most recent version of the document at the time it is accessed.