Is the “Head of Family” filing status in Alabama the same as the “Head of Household” filing status for federal purposes?

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Is the “Head of Family” filing status in Alabama the same as the “Head of Household” filing status for federal purposes?

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Yes, with a few exceptions. In Alabama, a foster child does not qualify a taxpayer to claim “Head of Family”. Also, you must be unmarried in order to qualify for “Head of Family” filing status with the state.