Under certain circumstances, moving expenses can be tax-deductible. Check
IRS Publication 521 to find out if your move qualifies, and if so, track your moving costs with this work sheet. Keep this work sheet with receipts, bills, canceled checks, credit card statements and mileage logs. Also, you should save your Form W-2 and statements of reimbursement from your employer.
Deductible moving expenses include the cost of moving the contents of your home, including in-transit or foreign-move storage expenses, plus travel including lodging (but not meals) en route to your new home.Travel expensesGasDateGallons purchasedPrice per gallon LodgingDateCostLength of stay Air travelDateCost
Deductible moving expenses include the cost of moving the contents of your home, including in-transit or foreign-move storage expenses, plus travel including lodging (but not meals) en route to your new home.
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