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74 GOING TO COLLEGE IN NEW JERSEY • WWW.HESAA.ORG • 1-609-584-4480 FINANCIAL AID APPLICATION procedures for students selected for federal or state verification LINK>>> • Visit • Select "Get Your Tax Record" • Or call the IRS at 1-800-908-9946, and follow the menu prompts REQUEST>>> • Click on "Get Transcript Online" (immediate download) or "Get Transcript by Mail" • Enter the required data • HINT: You may need to order tran- scripts for multiple people: yourself and/or your parent(s) SUBMIT>>> • Receive the TAX RETURN TRANSCRIPT in 5 to 10 calendar days by mail • Make a copy for your records • Submit the TAX RETURN TRAN- SCRIPT(S) to the office(s) requesting the documents - include the student's name and Social Security Number or Customer ID # on the transcript(s) You may obtain the IRS federal Tax Return Transcript by visiting one of the IRS Taxpayer Assistance Centers below. • No appointment is necessary— just walk in. You can see what services are available by using this link, , as services may vary from site to site. • The taxpayer(s) listed on the original tax return must be present to request their tax return transcript. • Multilingual assistance is available in every office. • Hours of operation are subject to change. IRS Taxpayer Assistance Centers Cherry Hill 51 Haddonfield Rd, Cherry Hill, NJ 08002 Mon-Fri - 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. (856) 321-1328 Edison 100 Dey Place, Edison, NJ 08817 Mon-Fri - 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. (732) 572-9752 Freehold 4 Paragon Way, Freehold, NJ 07728 Mon-Fri - 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. (732) 660-0063 Mays Landing 5218 Atlantic Ave., Mays Landing, NJ 08330 Mon-Fri - 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. (609) 625-0678 Mountainside 200 Sheffield St., Mountainside, NJ 07092 Mon-Fri - 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. (908) 301-2112 Newark 20 Washington Place, Newark, NJ 07102 Mon-Fri - 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. (973) 645-6690 Paramus 1 Kalisa Way, Paramus, NJ 07652 Mon-Fri - 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. (201) 634-7052 Parsippany 1719 Route 10 East, Parsippany, NJ 07054 Mon-Fri - 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. (973) 808-0821 Paterson 200 Federal Plaza, Paterson, NJ 07505 Mon-Fri - 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. (973) 357-4114 Trenton One State St. Sq, 50 W State St., Trenton, NJ 08608 Mon-Fri - 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. (609) 989-0533 VERIFICATION : A process where students and/or parents must provide proof that the informa- tion submitted on the FAFSA is accurate. New federal regulations now require a federal Tax Return Transcript, obtained from the IRS, as the only acceptable documentation. The New Jersey Tuition Aid Grant program is following these regulations to simplify your application process. Personal copies of your tax return are no longer acceptable documentation. Requesting a federal Tax Return Transcript is as easy as 1-2-3! DON'T FORGET TO OPEN AND READ YOUR MAIL! Respond to all requests for information. The deadline to submit the information is September 15 for fall TAG funds; February 15 for spring TAG funds; or within 30 days of the request, whichever is later. Missing the deadline = losing your TAG. Don't miss out on one of the most generous financial aid grant programs in the country.

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