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As you are married and you lived with your spouse at sometime in last six months of the year you cannot use Head of Household.
Married filing separately is not the same as filing as a single person. In most cases, it doesn’t make sense to file separately because a married couple will usually end up paying more total tax with two returns.
Filing separately can disqualify or limit your use of potential tax breaks, including (but not limited to):
You should prepare the tax returns both ways then see which (joint or separate) works out better for you both.
I did not advise on this before but if one of you itemizes the other must itemize as well even if it means more tax for them.
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