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bobc1
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If one parent files head of household and claims the child as dependent; can the other parent in separate household also file head of household w/o claiming the dependent

 
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MinhT
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If one parent files head of household and claims the child as dependent; can the other parent in separate household also file head of household w/o claiming the dependent

No, the other parent cannot file as Head of Household as he/she has to have a dependent to be able to file as Head of Household. 

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