What were your parents' total education credits?
This is question 91a on the paper Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA®) form.
The answer to this question might be prefilled with "Transferred from the IRS."
If the answer to this question isn’t prefilled, enter the total amount of education credits (American Opportunity Tax Credit and Lifetime Learning Tax Credit) your parents received in 2018.
Education credits can be found on IRS Form 1040 Schedule 3-line 50.
If your parents filed separate tax returns, add IRS Form 1040 Schedule 3-line 50 from both tax returns and enter the total amount.
If one or both parents will file a federal tax return, but haven’t yet filed, estimate the amount that will appear in the line noted 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 don’t include commas or decimal points.