2018 Year in Review: NASFAA's 10 Most Viewed AskRegs Q&As

Financial aid administrators wear many hats and are tasked with staying up-to-date on numerous federal regulations, often submitting clarifying questions to NASFAA's AskRegs Knowledgebase. From questions related to verification documentation for different types of students and appropriate data-sharing purposes, to those on Direct Loan disbursements and tax filings, NASFAA members flocked to the AskRegs database for more information. Here are the 10 most-viewed AskRegs Knowledgebase Q&As from 2018:

  1. Must an Undocumented Individual Or Foreign Resident Provide a Verification of Nonfiling?
  2. What Are the Rules for Updating Marital Status After the FAFSA is Filed?
  3. Are There Exceptions or Alternatives to Collecting a Verification of Nonfiling Letter?
  4. Can a Married Parent File Taxes as Head of Household?
  5. How Do We Resolve IRS Request Flag 07 for Amended Tax Returns?
  6. How Should We Treat a Foreign Income Tax Return for Verification?
  7. Can a Dependent Student's Parent Change Marital Status After the FAFSA is Filed and Before Verification?
  8. What Is Considered FAFSA Data For Purposes of Data Sharing?
  9. Does a Direct Loan Always Have to be Split in Equal Amounts for the Fall and Spring Semesters?
  10. Can a Student Switch Parent of Record on the FAFSA?


Publication Date: 12/19/2018

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