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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
Level 3
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
Level 15

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


Ukraine - hang in there
TAXOH
Level 11

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

 


Here's wishing you many Happy Returns
IRonMaN
Level 15

Or maybe not - once that facts are straight 😀


Ukraine - hang in there
dndngh
Level 3

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

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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