Paying $1000 in taxes will not change the pell grant amount, which is based on income and assets, not on taxes paid.
For AY 2018-2019, my sister’s FAFSA EFC was 2596.
Quoting Message #47 from @thumper1 on 12-30-2018 at 10:25 am
To qualify for,the simplified needs test...in addition to that 1040A, your family annual income would need to be less than $50,000. With $50,000 in income, how would your parents have $34,000 in deductions...that $34,000 would be the bulk of their take home pay. Right?
Quoting Message #55 from thumper1 on 12-30-2018 at 5:06 pm...
Do your parents get any dividends from their stocks? If so... how much?
Is there a limit on the dividend income amount to file a 1040a?