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jackiejack74
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Husband does not have a steady income i pay the bills can i claim head of household with his w2 and my w2's

 
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WillK
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Husband does not have a steady income i pay the bills can i claim head of household with his w2 and my w2's

Unfortunately no. To be able to claim head of household the IRS states that all must be true to be able to qualify:

You are unmarried or considered unmarried on the last day of the year.  

You paid more than half the cost of keeping up a home for the year. 

A qualifying person lived with you in the home for more than half the year (except for temporary absences, such as school). However, if the qualifying person is your dependent parent, he or she doesn't have to live with you. 

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WillK
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Husband does not have a steady income i pay the bills can i claim head of household with his w2 and my w2's

Unfortunately no. To be able to claim head of household the IRS states that all must be true to be able to qualify:

You are unmarried or considered unmarried on the last day of the year.  

You paid more than half the cost of keeping up a home for the year. 

A qualifying person lived with you in the home for more than half the year (except for temporary absences, such as school). However, if the qualifying person is your dependent parent, he or she doesn't have to live with you. 

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**Mark the post that answers your question by clicking on "Mark as Best Answer"

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