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Filing Statu - HoH Child Living Overseas

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Level 2

Morning - I have a parent who is a US Citizen and his daughter is also a US Citizen. Taxpayer is divorced. She lives in Brazil and was born in 2004.

He supports his daughter 100% and she lives with her grandma in Brazil. Can the tax payer claim HoH?

Thanks - Sharpcougar.

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Level 12

Nope.  Well, probably not. 

Except for the parents of the taxpayer, the dependent needs to live with the taxpayer.  The exception is if it is a "temporary absence", but the way you phrased things that does not sound like that applies.

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Level 11

If the daughter does not live with the mother, father,  the mother father is not Head of Household.