Internal Revenue Service United States Department of the Treasury
Level Basic Advanced Military International

Filing Status Workout

Filing Status Requirements

Case Study 1: Married living apart

Jerome is married but has lived apart from his spouse for two years. Jerome pays all the costs of keeping up his home for himself and his dependent 8-year-old daughter, who lives with him.

Does Jerome's marital status prevent him from using the Head of Household filing status?

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Father and daughter.