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runner04
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Can I file as head of household? I am currently separated for almost 2 years, she hasn't paid anything on the house or lived here since Nov 2019.

we have 2 kids, currently we split custody 50/50.  I claim one she claims one but all official documents (school, doctor, and so on) list my house as their primary house.  does this count as unmarried and allow me to file as head of household?
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xmasbaby0
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Can I file as head of household? I am currently separated for almost 2 years, she hasn't paid anything on the house or lived here since Nov 2019.

Am I Head of Household?

https://ttlc.intuit.com/questions/1894553-do-i-qualify-for-head-of-household

https://ttlc.intuit.com/questions/2900097-what-is-a-qualifying-person-for-head-of-household

 

If you qualify as Head of Household, when you enter your filing status (single or married filing separately) into MyInfo, and then enter your qualifying dependent, TurboTax will offer HOH as your filing status.

**Disclaimer: Every effort has been made to offer the most correct information possible. The poster disclaims any legal responsibility for the accuracy of the information that is contained in this post.**
DoninGA
Level 15

Can I file as head of household? I am currently separated for almost 2 years, she hasn't paid anything on the house or lived here since Nov 2019.

You can file as Head of Household if you have not lived with your spouse at any time during the last six months of the year, you have paid for over one-half the cost to maintain your home and you have your child as a dependent on your tax return.

See this TurboTax support FAQ for Head of Household when married - https://ttlc.intuit.com/community/married/help/can-a-married-person-claim-head-of-household-filing-s...

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