Head of Household Filing Status in 2018
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If you were single with dependents in 2018 find out if you could file as Heads of Household. You could enjoy lower tax rates, a higher standard deductions, and qualify more easily for some tax credits. A lot of single parents are Heads of Household, and so are other unmarried people (and with some exception legally married people - see details) with dependents. To file as a Head of Household, you have to be unmarried (details for exceptions) and you have to support a Qualifying Person.
How to Know If Someone Is Your Qualifying Person
It can be tricky to figure out if someone is your Qualifying Person. If you have a dependent, they might or might not also count as your Qualifying Person. A dependent is not always a Qualifying Person, and you don't necessarily have to claim a Qualifying Person as a dependent.
Confused? Don't worry, we've made it easy for you! Just use the free Head of Household tool on this page.
How to File as Head of Household
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