A tax filing status that can be used by a married or unmarried person who maintains...
The person designated by the household to be named on the case file, identification card, and FCA card. See: Payee
When filing their federal income tax form, individuals can choose "head of household" status if they provide more than half the financial support for one or more dependents living in their household
The Head of Household is the household member who either owns the property; is responsible for paying the rent; has use of the home as a result of his/her job; or is related to the owner or main tenant (where the owner or main tenant is not a regular member of the household).
That member of a household who either owns the accommodation occupied by the household or is responsible for the rent, or, if the accommodation is occupied rent-free, the person who is responsible for the household having it rent-free. If, however, this person is a married woman whose husband is also a member of the household, then the husband counts as the head of the household.
For income tax purposes, an unmarried person who has dependent children or other dependents (related by blood or marriage) who can be claimed as exemptions. Tax rates for heads of households are generally lower than for single taxpayers.
This is a filing status available to unmarried individuals who are providing a home for their child. The person must be able to demonstrate that they pay over 50% of the cost to provide that home with their own funds (e.g., no child support that covers the cost, no government payments for the cost). One can also qualify for this filing status when claiming certain other relatives as their dependent. This filing status is challenged by the tax authorities on a very regular basis.
A beneficial filing status available to qualifying taxpayers who support dependents.
the head of a household or family or tribe
an individual who provides the main source of income for an unmarried family or household
A US income tax filing status that can be used by an unmarried person who maintains a home for a dependent (or nondependent relative) during the tax year.
The person termed head of household is the person who has primary decision-making responsibility for the household.
The method for which IXI Corporation determines a Head of Household is as follows. First, data is received from compiled list providers and other data sources. Second, records are combined into households based on IXIâ€™s own proprietary methodology. Third, IXI Corporation attempts to create one household per address. Last of all, gender and age are used to define a Head of Household. ( Back to the top)
A filing status with tax rates that are lower than those that apply to single individuals. It's available to unmarried taxpayers who pay more than half the cost of maintaining a home for a dependent relative or unmarried child. Generally, the taxpayer and dependent must live in the same home.
The filing status you may be able to use if you meet all of the following requirements: (1) you are unmarried or considered unmarried on the last day of the year; (2) you paid more than half the cost of keeping up a home for the year; and (3) a qualifying person lived with you in the home for more than half the year (except for temporary absences, such as school). However, your dependent parent does not have to live with you. A foster child must live with you all year.
An unmarried person who provides a home for dependents, allows for use of a lower income tax rate.
An income tax filing status more advantageous than filing as a single person. It can be used by those who are single or legally separated and who maintain a household that is the principal living place for at least one dependent.
Although you are the head of your house, you may not qualify for the head of household filing status under state and federal tax laws. The legal requirements are more complicated than simply being the head of the house.
A filing status available to qualifying single parents (or others supporting certain dependents) that allows lower taxes than the normal rates for singles.
The filing status used by an unmarried taxpayer who pays over half the cost of maintaining his home that is the principal residence for over half the tax year of his unmarried child or other lineal descendent (this child does not have to be a dependent) or of his dependent married child or other qualified relative. A dependent parent who does not live with the taxpayer may also qualify the taxpayer for the head of household status if qualifications are met.
A filing status used by a taxpayer who is unmarried, pays over fifty percent of the cost of maintaining the principal residence for over half of the tax year and lives with a relative who is a qualifying individual.
Person who supports and maintains, in one household, one or more people who are closely related to him by blood, marriage or adoption.
The head of household is the person who assumes legal and moral responsibility for the household and is listed on the application as head.
A term no longer used by the U.S. Census Bureau (although often used in the research industry). The new term is householder. The householder is the person who completed the Census Questionnaire.
One who is responsible for dependents; not necessarily a married person.
An individual entitled to special tax rates that fall midway between single rates and married filing joint rates, if they fit the qualifying profile.
Someone who is unmarried and resides with a dependent.
Head of Household is a tax filing classification for individual American taxpayers.