Cost of Keeping Up a Home
The cost of keeping up a home is needed to figure out if a taxpayer qualifies to file his or her
tax return as a Head of Household if he or she meets other requirements. A Head of Household must have
paid more than half of the total cost of keeping up a home.
Below is a Cost of Keeping Up a Home Worksheet found in the IRS
Publication 17 (Your Federal Income Tax).