On this page you will find comments in response to draft FAFSAs.
NASFAA Submits Comments on Draft 20-21 FAFSA Round 2 August 2, 2019-NASFAA submitted comments on the second draft of the 20-21 FAFSA, and urged ED to make changes to the way questions 35 and 82 are posed, and suggested improvements to the question regarding untaxed income.
NASFAA Submits Comments on Draft 2020-21 FAFSA June 4, 2019-NASFAA proposed that an additional question be added to the FAFSA in order to maintain eligibility for Simplified Needs Test (SNT) and automatic zero EFC for certain applicants who are affected by the 2018 tax form changes.
Final 2017-18 Draft FAFSA Comments May 27, 2016-
May 26, 2016
To Whom It May Concern:
On behalf of the more than 3,000 member institutions of the National Association of Student
Financial Aid Administrators (NASFAA), I am writing to offer our comments on the draft 2017-
18 Free Appl...
NASFAA Urges IRS-DRT Enhancements in 2016-17 Draft FAFSA Comments October 14, 2015-Yesterday, NASFAA submitted comments to the Department of Education suggesting ways to improve the FAFSA filing process for the 2016-17 award year. The comments focus specifically on ways to enhance the Internal Revenue Service Data Retrieval Tool (I...
NASFAA Comments on the 2013-14 Draft FAFSA October 15, 2012-In comments submitted to the Department of Education, NASFAA encourages the Department to institute a similar comment process and time-frame for the FAFSA on the Web (FOTW) and highlights challenges the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT...