The IRS has very strict rules regarding who can deduct moving expenses from their taxes. To be eligible, you must meet three requirements.
Deduct Moving Expenses
Whether you are moving across the state or across the hall, you will need to pack your living and family rooms. Here is a step by step guide on how to pack those two rooms.
Packing Living and Family Rooms
Before you rent a moving truck, calculate the weight of your belongings or how many rooms you have to move. For a general idea of what size of truck you will need, you may use the guide most truck rental companies use.
How to Choose a Right Size Truck
You should start planning for the transfer of your pet, as well as for your household belongings, as soon as you know you are going to move. Keep in mind that local helpers and moving companies are not allowed to move pets.
Moving With Pets
Not many people like packing for a move, especially fragile items. Often fragile items are packed by movers, but if you are planning to do it yourself, here are some helpful packing tips.
Packing Fragile Items