University of Wisconsin–Madison

IRS Data Retrieval Tool Unavailable until 2018-19

To protect sensitive taxpayer data, the IRS and FSA announced today the Data Retrieval Tool on fafsa.gov and StudentLoans.gov will be unavailable until extra security protections can be added. While they are working to resolve these issues as quickly as possible, students and families should plan for the tool to be offline until the start of the next FAFSA season (208-19).

While the Data Retrieval Tool is unavailable, FSA and the IRS remind applicants that online applications are still available and are operable

Read the full article at: https://www.ed.gov/news/press-releases/update-internal-revenue-service-irs-and-federal-student-aid-fsa-statement-irs-data-retrieval-tool-drt