Moving Companies Elgin IL

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

Master Movers
(847) 468-0600
Elgin, IL
Copart Inc
(847) 931-8104
1475 Bluff City Boulevard
Elgin, IL
Baruth R W And Associates
(847) 695-1800
1056 North La Fox South
Elgin, IL
All American Delivery & Moving
(847) 888-9933
Elgin, IL
A C Rentals
(847) 741-6900
301 Ramona Avenue
Elgin, IL
Martens Moving and Transport
(630) 898-0100
Elgin, IL
Budget Truck Rental
(847) 214-8020
720 East Chicago Street
Elgin, IL
Uhaul Co Independent Dealers Elgin
(847) 697-1800
796 Bluff City Boulevard
Elgin, IL
Store More Storage Llc
(847) 697-1800
796 Bluff City Boulevard
Elgin, IL
Condor Concepts LLC
(847) 608-7900
1605 Dundee Avenue
Elgin, IL

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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