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mitulpatel86
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If I had to pay fines to break my apartment lease and move because of a job, can I claim that fine as an expense?

I had to change states because of job, and when i did that the apartment i was renting made me pay 3 months rent as fine.  how can i claim that amount?

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xmasbaby0
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If I had to pay fines to break my apartment lease and move because of a job, can I claim that fine as an expense?

No.  Moving expenses are not deductible under the new tax law except for active duty members of the military.

https://ttlc.intuit.com/questions/4482394-how-will-tax-reform-affect-my-2018-federal-tax-return

**Disclaimer: Every effort has been made to offer the most correct information possible. The poster disclaims any legal responsibility for the accuracy of the information that is contained in this post.**

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xmasbaby0
Level 15

If I had to pay fines to break my apartment lease and move because of a job, can I claim that fine as an expense?

No.  Moving expenses are not deductible under the new tax law except for active duty members of the military.

https://ttlc.intuit.com/questions/4482394-how-will-tax-reform-affect-my-2018-federal-tax-return

**Disclaimer: Every effort has been made to offer the most correct information possible. The poster disclaims any legal responsibility for the accuracy of the information that is contained in this post.**

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