Change of employers after H-1B is approved and before October 1; the number of pay stubs required; revocation of H-1B before October 1

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I am currently on F-1 Stem OPT, and my H1B got approved this year a few days back. My current company is shutting down its operations and moving everything to Mexico.
1. They have given me the last date of employment as 31st October 2022. So my question is how soon can I change my employer and can I transfer my H1B to a new employer before 1st October 2022? 
2. Also, if I can do my visa transfer only after October 1st 2022,?
3. Can I do that with 1 paystub, or will I require 2 paystubs?

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1. You are fine because you are going into the fiscal year of the government, which begins on October 1st  and that makes you exempt from the H-1B quota forever. 
2. You can change your employer even now if your current employer won't revoke before October 1st. If you are nervous about that you can file for a transfer after October 1st.
3. You do not need any particular number of pay stubs.

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