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Filed: Country: Philippines

I have returned again with another question regarding number 7 of the I-134. I thank everyone who replied to my previous question. Where it states: "I derive an annual income of:" should this be answered with your gross income or just left blank? I have read where it can be left blank unless you are self-employed. Additionally, if a person does not have a significant bank account; no personal property of significant value; no life insurance; and no real estate can this simply be left blank, or should you write the dollar amount in there. As an example, would writing $0.00 be ok? I have read if the sponsor feels his/her income is sufficient enough, it can be left blank. To be blank or not to be blank. That is my question - basically. :lol:

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Filed: Citizen (apr) Country: China

Gross income.

One thing about I-134, the directions included with I-134 are very old, USCIS has no reason to update them since USCIS has no application for that form.

The consulates tend to treat the I-134 like a mini-I-864 as so prefer the same financial evidence as the I-864.

In our case this what the I-134 included.

* I-134 signed and notarized.

* SIMPLE Tax transcripts from the IRS for past 3 years, (Redundant for the (1040,W2,1099) but are free from the IRS http://www.irs.gov/faqs/faq1-6.html

* Photo copy of IRS form 1040, and W2s for past 3 years (Not necessary if you provide the transcripts)

* Letter from my employer stating annual salary, job responsibility, and that is full time, on company letterhead.

* Photo copies of past month or so of pay stubs up to a few weeks before the interview.

My income was well above the povertyline so I did not include any asset data (LIKE BANK STATEMENTS or property values).

If your income exceeds 125% of the povertyline when counting yourself, prospective immigrant and any dependents, then don't bother with assets (401K, Bank balance, Stocks etc..), it is just extra un-needed data to provide, the consular officer is most concerned with INCOME.

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