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RFE on I-864 (associated with I-485)

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My wife and I recently filed an I-130 and I-485 concurrently, and just a few days ago received a RFE related to the I-864 that was part of the I-485 package. The request is for a complete tax return for the year 2011. Now, I attached a complete copy of our joint 2011 tax return (as prepared online with H&R Block) and transcripts for 2010 and 2009. It occurs to me that I forgot to send W-2s and 1099s for 2011. I did not use a transcript for 2011 because I was not aware at the time we were preparing things that a transcript is actually preferred to a copy of the return. I wish I had known that, as it would have made all this easier.

As I'm fairly certain that all they're wanting is the W-2 and 1099 for 2011, should I just send that to supplement the complete 1040 (plus other schedules) that they already have, or should I just get a transcript for 2011? Is there any reason that a transcript would be inferior to copies of these forms at this point, or is it ALWAYS preferable to send a transcript for tax returns?

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Get a tax return transcript from the IRS. They prefer it because it's more official. Ask it now here https://sa2.www4.irs.gov/irfof-tra/start.do and you should receive it in about 1-2 weeks.


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Get a transcript if you can - it is preferred. If not, resend the 1040, all schedules, W-2s, etc - EVERYTHING, including what you already mailed.


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08.25.2010 - NOA hard copies received (x4), case status available online: 765, 131, 130.
10.15.2010 - RFE received: need 2 additional photos for AP.
10.18.2010 - RFE response sent certified mail
10.21.2010 - Service request placed for biometrics
10.25.2010 - RFE received per USCIS
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