Moving Companies Bellingham WA

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

B & J Fiberglass
(360) 398-9342
4905 Guide Meridian
Bellingham, WA
Cascade Business Park
(360) 398-8700
5373 Guide Meridian
Bellingham, WA
U-haul Co.
(360) 714-1775
1501 Iowa St
Bellingham, WA
Baker Creek Public Storage, LLC
(360) 733-4044
1621 Baker Creek Place
Bellingham, WA
Greenbriar Construction
(360) 676-1799
2200 Division Street Suite E
Bellingham, WA
U-Haul Co
(360) 398-2158
5499 Guide Meridian
Bellingham, WA
4340 Storage
(360) 527-0720
4340 Pacific Highway
Bellingham, WA
Bruce Moving Services
(360) 647-5109
483 Summerland Road
Bellingham, WA
Motor Trucks Kenworth N W
(360) 733-9400
929 Thomas Road
Bellingham, WA
Carolina Street Self-Storage
(360) 756-1339
1712 Carolina Street
Bellingham, WA

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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