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Just to re-state Phil's comments.
To file as Head od Household, you must have a Household to be Head of.
In this case, as the son is permanently and totally disabled, there is no age limits for him to be claimed as a dependant.
The next criteria is does the child actually pay more than half of his own support. How much he earns is not the criteria. If he, for instance, saves all of his paycheck for future support when his Mom is no longer available, then he is paying nothing for his own current support and qualifies as a dependant child.
Remember, the criteria is how much he pays towards current household expenses, not how much he earns.
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