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Ask A CPA - Moving Costs

What Moving Costs Are Deductible As An Employee?

If you meet certain tests- the distance test ( your new job location is 50 miles or more from your old home) and time test ( you work full time as an employee for at least 39 weeks at the new location) : 1.Traveling related costs incurred by you or your family, moving from the old home to the new location are deductible. This includes lodging, your auto expenses if you drive, airfare, parking and tolls. Family members may move on separate dates and they are all deductible 2. Costs of moving your household items like furniture, shipping your personal goods are deductible.

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