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In 2008 income tax, how much different does one have to pay between claming as a single person and claming as head of household?

It depends on a bunch of things. You really have to do the entire return both ways to get a bottom line because of the interplay of credits. But you're always at least as well off, assuming you qualify for Head of Household, filing that way rather than Single. And in some cases you'll pay less tax than you would filing Single.

Would you like to tell us what's going on? I ask because you're asking about 2008, which is a long done deal.

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