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Two folks living in one house with children from their previous marriages. They are not married. Can both use Head of Household?

dndngh
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Each has at least one child dependent.
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George4Tacks
Level 15

Maybe, but they better get their facts straight. https://www.thebalance.com/two-heads-of-household-3193038

 


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IRonMaN
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The term is head of household, not headof household - you can only have one in a house.


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BobKamman
Level 15

Urban tax myth.  There was a Tax Court case or two about this a few (or many more than a few) years ago -- I don't think it's cited in that article, but it should have been 

TAXOH
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One would file head of household, the other single.

George4Tacks
Level 15

Maybe, but they better get their facts straight. https://www.thebalance.com/two-heads-of-household-3193038

 


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IRonMaN
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Or maybe not - once that facts are straight 😀


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dndngh
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Thank you. The article is exactly what I needed.  Dan

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TaxGuyBill
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