IRS Data Retrieval Tool Problem

IRS Data Retrieval Tool Problem

BREAKING NEWS CollegiateParent continues to monitor the FAFSA/IRS security breach story. It appears now that the information of 100,000 taxpayers who used the IRS Data Retrieval Tool to complete the FAFSA may have been hacked, with the information being used to file fraudulent tax returns in order to steal refunds. The IRS is contacting individuals at risk.

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A love letter from us to you!

A love letter from us to you!

February (especially the 14th!) can bring mixed emotions. For people who embrace the “Month of Love,” it’s an opportunity for appreciation and romance. Then there are those who can’t stand the overbearing, chocolate-covered holiday. This February, our CollegiateParent team is putting a spin on tradition. Instead of focusing on a single day of flowers and

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A peaceful, non-partisan Thanksgiving

A peaceful, non-partisan Thanksgiving

Holiday dinner conversations can get heated, especially if (when!) someone brings up politics. Are you concerned that there may be more than the usual turbulence alongside the turkey this Thanksgiving? We are, so we asked our staff, contributing writers and friends to share advice for keeping the peace. First, everyone agreed it’s a good idea

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FERPA and HIPAA

FERPA and HIPAA

Many parents view their sons’ and daughters’ college years as a gradual transition from dependent childhood to independent young adulthood. However, there are a few areas where college students are considered adult under the law and parents’ rights to information are restricted. It helps to understand two federal laws: HIPAA and FERPA. Health Records The

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  • Great tips I have a daughter finishing the first year Living outside the campus. May i ask about how i can get my daughter move into the campus dorms next year?