Filing with a pay stub is not a good idea, usually there is a difference in total wages from a W2 and a pay stub if you have any 401K and/or Life insurance, Cafeteria Plan etc you might contribute to, you won’t have the correct amount of Social Security Taxes or Medicare wages you need to enter, you would also need the amounts and codes for any 401K plan or Life Insurance Plan. The IRS also gets information about your W2 and will match the information to your return and if they don't match they could send you a notice for more information which can delay your return, or you could have to amend your return.
The IRS is not even accepting returns until January 30th. W2's are mailed out by January 31st & if your payroll department is one that can be imported into TurboTax you can import your information. See the following on how to importhttp://turbotax.intuit.com/support/iq/Import/Importing-Your-W-2--1099--and-1098-Forms/GEN12071.html
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