The Board of Trustees administering the FAFSA program has changed the year which is analyzed for federal financial aid for college purposes to the second full year preceding the year of college in issue, effective beginning with the 2017-2018 school year.  Thus, for the 2016-2017 year, the 2015 tax information is used.  For the 2017-2018 schoolyear, 2015 tax information will also be used.