Many students who utilize the California College Fee Waiver program do so by relying on an income tax non-filing letter, which must be requested after the tax filing deadline each year. However, because the tax filing deadline has been extended from April 15, 2020 to July 15, 2020, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, this requirement would negatively impact veteran dependents using this benefit.
Fortunately, the California Department of Veteran Affairs has come up with a way for local County Veteran Service Departments to process these applications without needing a non-filing letter to be submitted with the application. The VSD-022 form will need to accompany the student's application and instructs students that they will need to provide a non-filing letter upon request after the July 15th tax filing deadline.
Please contact the El Dorado County Veteran Services Department at firstname.lastname@example.org or (530) 621-5892 if you or your dependent need to request this form or if you have any other questions regarding the California College Fee Waiver Program.