President Barack Obama announced that prior-prior year tax
(PPY) information will be used on the Free Application for Federal Student Aid
(FAFSA) beginning with the 2017–18 school year.
Using two-years’ prior information on the FAFSA (as opposed to one-year prior information) can give families an earlier and more accurate idea of their anticipated college costs.
Take a look at this quick video to learn more about the benefits associated with being able to use prior-prior income information: How Prior-Prior Year Helps Students
Office of Financial Aid