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I have filed head of household due to being the only income and taking care of 5 kids yet I am married yet not together under the same roof do I need to amend my taxes I think I may have gotten wrong information
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Tax Professional: Robin D., Senior Tax Advisor 4 replied 1 year ago
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Tax Professional: Robin D., Senior Tax Advisor 4 replied 1 year ago

You can only claim head of household if you did not live with your spouse for the last 6 months of the tax year. That means even one night during that last 6 months. If you are separated form your spouse then you can claim head of household as long as you did not spend even one night in the same home in the last 6 months of the tax year.

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Customer reply replied 1 year ago
how should I fix the problem do I go back and amend the past few years of taxes
Tax Professional: Robin D., Senior Tax Advisor 4 replied 1 year ago

Yes, you would have to amend. If you owe because of the amending you would have interest to pay on that tax as well

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