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smithhkaren
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Do it make a difference if you file head of household or single

 
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LeonardS
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Do it make a difference if you file head of household or single

Yes, the head of household filing status can lead to a lower taxable income and greater potential refund than the single filing status, but to qualify, you must meet certain criteria. You must be considered unmarried for the tax year, and have a qualifying child or dependent.

 

This TurboTax Help page Guide to Filing Taxes as Head of Household has information on filing as head of household that may find useful.

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LeonardS
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Do it make a difference if you file head of household or single

Yes, the head of household filing status can lead to a lower taxable income and greater potential refund than the single filing status, but to qualify, you must meet certain criteria. You must be considered unmarried for the tax year, and have a qualifying child or dependent.

 

This TurboTax Help page Guide to Filing Taxes as Head of Household has information on filing as head of household that may find useful.

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