Yes, There are IRS Moving Deductions

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A new job or promotion is considered a positive event in one's life. It also often comes with significant changes one of which may be a corporate relocation. Moving is expensive and takes a lot of planning. While this can be scary, there is some good news when it comes to the prospect of uprooting your life. When making a corporate relocation, federal tax laws allow you to deduct your moving expenses. Here’s how to figure out if you qualify:

Moving to College on a Budget

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Moving is part of the college experience - You're leaving home and starting your adult life on your own. Maybe you're moving from your parent's house to a dorm, a dorm to an apartment or (if you are lucky) an apartment to a house. No matter where you are moving to, you are probably doing it on a pretty tight budget.

There are many things you will be spending your money on in college such as books, supplies, living expenses, and even campus parking permits; so when it comes to moving you need to save a dime or more.

Moving your college kid?

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It's that time of year again- the time to move your young adults back to college! Some of you may be pros at moving the kids back and forth, but if this is your first time, it can be chaotic. So before the tears start flowing over your child's first move, it's time to get down to business and get the details sorted out.

Getting Organized

Here is a list of the essentials your students will likely need if they are moving into a college dorm, fraternity, or sorority. Such items include:

3 Smart Strategies to Choosing a Moving Company

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Selecting a moving company you can trust is a big deal. A lot of planning goes into relocating and having the help of professionals can make it that much easier. When you start to look for a moving company to move you into or out of Boise, these three strategies will help you choose which is the right one for you.

A Simplified Guide to Moving

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Getting ready for your move is often the most overwhelming part of the entire moving process. Begin to tackle this project by breaking it down into parts.

Preparing for a New Space

Look at your new space. Is everything you own going to fit in your new house? Or do you need to pare down a bit?

Get rid of what you don’t need. You don’t want to have to move clothing or furniture that you never use. This is an excellent opportunity for a garage sale, or you can donate everything you don’t want.

Does Your Move Qualify for Tax Deductions?

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Every situation has a silver lining, even relocation for your job. Moving can be exciting, but there are a lot of logistics and things to take care of. One way to ease the pain is to remember that come tax season you will qualify for deductible moving expenses.

Pass This Test

The IRS is very strict about qualifying moves for a tax deduction. Before you can claim moving expenses for tax deductions, you need to meet these three requirements.

Start of work- You must move within one year of starting your new job.

Things You Don't Need to Pack When Moving

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The first step of moving should be a walk through of every room in your house to assess what you no longer need. For some people, this purge is exciting and can be cathartic. For others, items can carry sentimental value making it difficult to let go of them. To help ease the sting of getting rid of a treasured item you can ask yourself a few questions such as:


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