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Rohan
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Can I deduct multiple nights of stay for a road trip on the way to my new location?Also, can I deduct 2 weeks of stay at the new location till I found a permanent place?

I drove from Seattle to Saint Louis for Work related move.

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Rainman12
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Can I deduct multiple nights of stay for a road trip on the way to my new location?Also, can I deduct 2 weeks of stay at the new location till I found a permanent place?

Allowable deductions are based on driving direct shortest route to new job location; Only the first night is an allowable deduction once you get there, but you can deduct lodging enroute based on the distance. https://www.irs.gov/pub/irs-pdf/f3903.pdf 

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Rainman12
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Can I deduct multiple nights of stay for a road trip on the way to my new location?Also, can I deduct 2 weeks of stay at the new location till I found a permanent place?

Allowable deductions are based on driving direct shortest route to new job location; Only the first night is an allowable deduction once you get there, but you can deduct lodging enroute based on the distance. https://www.irs.gov/pub/irs-pdf/f3903.pdf 

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