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If my 27 year old son has lived with me for the entire year,

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If my 27 year old son has lived with me for the entire year, had an income for 2010 of 16,000, can I file head of household but not claim his as a depenent?
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Good morning. Given your facts...as long as you pay more than 1/2 the costs of maintaining the household, yes, you can claim head of household status, even though you do not claim him as a dependent.

 

 

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