## How much did you pay to your IRA or Keogh?

This is question **45b** on the paper *Free Application for Federal Student Aid* (FAFSA^{®}) form.

The answer to this question may be prefilled with "Transferred from the IRS."

If the answer to this question is not prefilled, enter the total amount of your IRA deductions and payments to self-employed SEP, SIMPLE and Keogh and other qualified plans, in 2017.

If you filed an IRS Form 1040 (or if married, you and your spouse filed a joint tax return), add lines: 28 and 32.

If you filed an IRS Form 1040A (or if married, you and your spouse filed a joint tax return), use line 17.

**If you and your spouse filed separate tax returns**, use the table below to calculate your total IRA/Keogh/SEP/SIMPLE payments.

If you filed a… |
…and your spouse filed a… |
Then enter the following: |
---|---|---|

1040 | 1040 | Add lines 28 + 32 from both tax returns and enter the total amount |

1040 | 1040A | Add lines 28 + 32 from the 1040 and line 17 from the 1040A and enter the total amount |

1040A | 1040A | Add line 17 from both tax returns and enter the total amount |

1040A | 1040 | Add line 17 from the 1040A and the total of lines 28 + 32 from the 1040 and enter the total amount |

**If you or your spouse will file a federal tax return, but have not yet filed, estimate the amount that will appear in the lines noted in the table above.**

**Note:** The line number references above are from the IRS tax form, **not** from the W-2 form.

Round to the nearest dollar and do not include commas or decimal points.