Can I claim head of household if my baby was born in November 2012 and did not pay for her half of the year?

    A child born anytime in the year before 11:59pm 12/31 counts as having lived with you all year
    • Agreed - per the IRS rules:

      Death or birth.   You may be eligible to file as head of household if the individual who qualifies you for this filing status is born or dies during the year. You must have provided more than half of the cost of keeping up a home that was the individual's main home for more than half the year or, if less, the period during which the individual lived.
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