Hi, My plan is to use Turbo Tax to prepare the returns, but do a paper filing. In the dependent section , I put "Applied For". Also Instead of sending documents to Austin ()need to send original passports and birth certificates, I booked an appointment at the IRS office and file the paper returns and W7 there. All the new H1B holders with me followed same procedure. From Next year you will be able to use online filing.
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