Items That May Impact/ Reduce Your Award

Income

  • IRA or pension distributions (excluding rollovers in base year)

  • Capital gains

  • Business draws not included as taxable income

  • Support from family members (untaxed income)

  • Parent’s remarriage

  • S-corp, Corp and/or partnership distributions

Family

  • Fewer members in the household size

  • Fewer students in college

  • Students attending graduate or professional school

  • Students not attending eligible title IV school

Assets and Investments

  • Acquisition of assets or investments

  • Moving out of primary residence but still owning the home

  • Parent’s remarriage