If you are hiring local movers you need to check if your state requires a license from moving companies, and if yes then verify that company has one. To find this information you should call or visit DOT's website.
If you relocate to a new home because you began a new career or changed your job location, you may be eligible to deduct your relocation expenses from your taxes. Find out if you are eligible for it.
Deduct Moving Expenses
Moving household appliances is a big job. Before you start, be sure you are aware of the work involved, there are steps you will need to take before the movers arrive to your home. Keep in mind some moving companies and helpers will not be responsible for disconnection of appliances.
Many people choose renting a moving truck and doing everything themselves, because it's usually a cheaper option than hiring a full service movers. Here are some tips on renting moving trucks.
Storage and moving containers are a great option for temporary extra storage or out of state moves. If you decided to rent one, check out this guide for loading and packing a mobile container.
How to Pack a Container