## What were your parents' total education credits?

This is question **93a** on the paper FAFSA.

The answer to this question may be pre-filled with "Transferred from the IRS."

If the answer to this question is not pre-filled, enter the total amount of education credits (*American Opportunity Tax Credit* and *Lifetime
Learning Tax Credit*) your parents received in 2017.

If your parents filed a:

IRS Form | Use
Line |
---|---|

1040 | 50 |

1040A | 33 |

**If your parents
filed separate tax returns,** use the table below to calculate their total education credits.

If one parent filed a… |
…and the other parent filed a… | Then enter the following: |
---|---|---|

1040 | 1040 | Add line 50 from both tax returns and enter the total amount |

1040 | 1040A | Add line 50 from the 1040 and line 33 from the 1040A and enter the total amount |

1040A | 1040A | Add line 33 from both tax returns and enter the total amount |

**If one or both
parents 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.