This guidance is specific to the 2024-25 award year and later.
Under the FAFSA Simplification Act, effective with the 2024-25 award year, only the following forms of untaxed income that are included on the federal tax return will be included on the FAFSA and in the federal need analysis/calculation of the student aid index (SAI) for Title IV federal student aid funds:
Effective with 2024-25, the following forms of untaxed income will no longer be collected on the FAFSA and will no longer be included in federal need analysis at all:
Child support received will be included in assets and not as untaxed income.
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