Moving Companies Athens GA

Moving Companies in Athens, GA. Find addresses and phone numbers of local business and services that provide access to Moving Companies in Athens, GA.

Uhaul Co.
(706) 548-1880
150 Coile Dr
Athens, GA
On the Way Convenience Store
(706) 549-2021
1097 Baxter Street
Athens, GA
U-Haul Co
(706) 548-0826
2900 Atlanta Hwy
Athens, GA
Attics of Athens
(706) 543-3284
107 Alpine Way
Athens, GA
On The Way Miniself Storage
(706) 353-1212
150 Coile Drive
Athens, GA
Clean Living Store
(706) 353-2800
2000 West Broad Street
Athens, GA
Penske Modern Age Tobacco Gift Shop
(706) 425-9202
1086 Baxter Street
Athens, GA
Norris Marie RL Estate
(706) 543-4000
2405 West Broad Street
Athens, GA
Coldwell Banker Upchurch Realty
(706) 543-4000
2405 West Broad Street
Athens, GA
Ironman Moving Services
(706) 369-8490
595 Macon Highway
Athens, GA

Who Can Claim Moving Expenses with the IRS?

Not everyone who moves can deduct moving expenses when they file their income tax returns. Your move has to be work-related, meaning you changed job locations, started a new job, or moved to seek a new job and were successful in obtaining one.

There are exceptions for retirees and survivors who are moving back to the U.S. from oversees.

And there are (of course) conditions.

The IRS calls these conditions “tests.” The “time” test, the “distance" test and the “work-related” test.

The Work Related Test

Say you pick up all your stuff and move. It isn’t actually necessary that you already have a job in the new location. If your moving expenses occurred within one year of the date you first report on the job in the new location, your move is “work-related.”

So… what happens if you delay moving your family and household until 18 months after you start work because you want your son or daughter to finish high school at their old school?

Well, the IRS isn’t entirely heartless. They make exceptions if you have a good reason.

The Distance Test

Your new job location has to be at least 50 miles further from your home than your old job location.

For example, say you used to drive 15 miles to work from your previous home. That means you new job must be at least 65 miles away from where you used to live. Otherwise, you don’t meet the “distance” test.

This doesn’t mean that you have to move 50 miles. All it means is that your new job must be 50 miles further from your former home than your old job.

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