Were you eligible to file a 1040A or 1040EZ?

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This is question 35 on the paper FAFSA.

Select Yes if you (and if married, your spouse):

In general, you are eligible to file a 1040A or 1040EZ if you:

If you filed a 1040 only to claim Lifetime Learning Tax Credit, and you would have otherwise been eligible for a 1040A or 1040EZ, you should answer “Yes” to this question.

If you filed a 1040 and were not required to file a tax return, you should answer “Yes” to this question.

Select No if you (or if married, your spouse) filed or will file a 1040 and were not eligible to file a 1040A or 1040EZ.

You are not eligible to file a 1040A or 1040EZ if you:

If you do not know if you are eligible to file a 1040A or 1040EZ, select Don't Know.

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