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Verification Process Question and Answer 

I HAVE BEEN SELECTED FOR VERIFICATION. WHAT DOES THIS MEAN TO ME?  

The Department of Education will select individual FAFSA applications for a review process called verification. Individuals can be selected for one of the five verification categories. Applicants selected for verification will need to complete a verification worksheet for 2014-2015 corresponding to the individual verification code you have been provided by Wingate University. You should receive one of the following verification codes for 2014-2015: V1, V3, V4, V5, or V6; which will be provided on the Verification Worksheet, Missing Documents Letter, and/or WinLink.


HOW DO I REQUEST AN IRS TAX RETURN TRANSCRIPT?

There are three ways tax filers can request a tax return transcript:

Online:
o Go to 
http://www.irs.gov/Individuals/Get-Transcript
o Select “Get Transcript Online"
o Request a Tax Return Transcript for 2013
o You will be able to view and print your Tax Return Transcript online, immediately.

Telephone:
o Call the IRS Tax Transcript Center at 1-800-908-9946
o A paper transcript will be mailed to the requestor within 5 to 10 days 

IRS Form 4607T-EZ:

o Download the current form.
o Do not complete Section 5 “Release to a Third Party” – You should have the tax return transcript issued directly to you
o Mail or Fax your request to the appropriate office listed on page 2 of the 4506T-EZ
o A paper transcript will be mailed to the requestor within 5 to 10 days


I DO NOT FILE A TAX RETURN. WHAT INFORMATION DO YOU NEED FROM ME?

You will be required to complete the verification worksheet and attest that an IRS 1040 has not and will not be filed and that the IRS 1040 is not required to be filed. Copies of all W-2 forms from all employers must be submitted to the Office of Student Financial Planning.


WHEN SHOULD I SUBMIT THE VERIFICATION PAPERWORK?

You should submit all requested documents to our office within 30 days of receiving your notification letter. Please be sure to include the student’s First Name, Last Name, and Student ID number on all documents.


WHERE SHOULD I SEND MY COMPLETED FORMS?

Mail:

Wingate University
Office of Student Financial Planning
Campus Box 3001
Wingate, NC 28174

Fax:

704-233-9396

ATTN: VERIFICATION PAPERWORK

Email:

j.aldridge@wingate.edu

Subject: VERIFICATION PAPERWORK  


Verification Forms 2014-2015