Last year's tax return will be enough to qualify if wife made enough income under the poverty guidelines. Only submit 1 year worth if she qualifies.
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It's sufficient to submit last year's income taxes if her income is sufficient to sponsor you. Good Luck.
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Last year's income tax returns will be sufficient. The I-864 lists the previous two years of returns as optional. I agree with my colleagues, as long as the income reported meets the 125% of the poverty level (as listed on I-864P), you should not run into problems. Moreover, if her income is on the borderline on the amount needed, I suggest supplementing the application with recent pay-stubs to strengthen the case.
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