Message Font: Serif | Sans-Serif
 
UnThreaded | Threaded | Whole Thread (4) | Ignore Thread Prev | Next
Author: pmarti Big funky green star, 20000 posts Home Fool Add to my Favorite Fools Ignore this person (you won't see their posts anymore) Number: of 121180  
Subject: Re: Moving Expenses... Date: 2/28/2000 2:26 PM
Post New | Post Reply | Reply Later | Create Poll . Report this Post | Recommend it!
Recommendations: 0
<< Here's a question for you... Last year I took a new job in the DC area and had to move from South Carolina. We saved all the receipts for expenses at the time and we're going to deduct those expenses from 1999's income.

But, at the time we moved, the cost of living was so different and we were so unsure of the job, that I put a large portion of our stuff in storage in SC where it's much cheaper. Finally, last week we went and got all of our stuff. I know that the initial expenses for moving are deductible, but I'm curious if any of the after effects can be deducted as well. Probably not for the months of storage, but what about the moving van on the second trip. This is stuff that I already owned, just had to wait to get. >>

Without any research, I think you can. Please check the FAQ and IRS Publication 521 to see if there's something lurking there that I don't recall.

Phil Marti
Tax Preparer
Post New | Post Reply | Reply Later | Create Poll . Report this Post | Recommend it!
Print the post  
UnThreaded | Threaded | Whole Thread (4) | Ignore Thread Prev | Next

Announcements

Disclaimer:
In accordance with IRS Circular 230, you cannot use the contents of any post on The Motley Fool's message boards to avoid tax-related penalties under the Internal Revenue Code or applicable state or local tax law provisions.
Post of the Day:
Apple

Apple and Ninety Years Ago
What was Your Dumbest Investment?
Share it with us -- and learn from others' stories of flubs.
When Life Gives You Lemons
We all have had hardships and made poor decisions. The important thing is how we respond and grow. Read the story of a Fool who started from nothing, and looks to gain everything.
Community Home
Speak Your Mind, Start Your Blog, Rate Your Stocks

Community Team Fools - who are those TMF's?
Contact Us
Contact Customer Service and other Fool departments here.
Work for Fools?
Winner of the Washingtonian great places to work, and "#1 Media Company to Work For" (BusinessInsider 2011)! Have access to all of TMF's online and email products for FREE, and be paid for your contributions to TMF! Click the link and start your Fool career.
Advertisement