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Can each unmarried parent who live together each claim a different child?

Yes. But only one of you can file Head of Household. The other files as single. 

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Can each unmarried parent who live together each claim a different child?

Yes they can as long as they don't claim the same child.

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Can each unmarried parent who live together each claim a different child?

the one that can claim head of house is the one that contributed over 50% of the cost of maintaining the household.

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