Data Certification

Data Certification

Each institution is responsible for reviewing the data they submitted via HEDSLive and certifying it accuracy.


Form Statuses

How forms move through the various statuses in HEDSLive.


Requested – 1st status when IRS rolls over the forms for the new collection year. This is an automatic status.

Started – As soon as a form is opened it moves into this status. This status is automated.

Submitted – Forms for which data are entered or uploaded into HEDSLive and Saved/Submitted, this status is applied automatically.

Certified – Institutions must certify their data once they have reviewed and attest to its accuracy.

Accepted – IRS will use this status to indicate we have found no issues with the data submitted.