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I have been divorced for 11 years and I will be getting married in November or December of this year. Will I still be able to claim head of household for the tax season of 2017?

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I have been divorced for 11 years and I will be getting married in November or December of this year. Will I still be able to claim head of household for the tax season of 2017?

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Your filing status is determined on the last day of the year. If you are married before December 31st 3017 then your filing options are generally Married filing Jointly or Married filing separately. There is an exception, if you have been separated from your spouse for six months at the end of the tax year.

You are not able to file as head of household if you are married and living with your spouse on December 31st

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