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Welcome to October!

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NEW FAFSA Deadline

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Students and parents can now fill out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) for the 2017-18 year beginning on Oct. 1, 2016!

Things to Remember Your student's FAFSA will need to be completed by the school’s priority deadline for priority consideration for scholarships and financial aid awards. For some schools this is Dec. 1, 2016.You and your student will use completed tax information from two years prior when submitting the FAFSA. So, use 2015 tax information if your student plans on attending college during the 2017-18 school year.If parents and students filed a 2015 federal tax return, they should use the FAFSA IRS Data Retrieval Tool to populate their income on the FAFSA. This will prevent having to submit a copy of the tax return to the financial aid office at a later date. Newly admitted students who meet the Dec. 1 priority deadline will receive award notices before Jan. 1. Current students will begin receiving award notices before March 15.Families who hav…

Remembering the fallen...

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Remembering 9/11: The Photo Archive A photographer documents the efforts of Ground Zero workers in the days after September 11th. Part of the Emmy Award winning web series, Remembering 9/11

Major Deadline Changes for 2016 Tax Year

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Happy Labor Day Weekend!

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The office of Gardner & Billing CPAs  will be closed Monday, September 5th  in observance of Labor Day.   Wishing you all a safe and happy weekend!