Can you claim moving expenses?

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You do not qualify to deduct eligible moving expenses.


You said that:

  • you are an employee or a self-employed individual who moved from outside Canada to a new work location in Canada, from Canada to a new work location outside Canada, or between 2 locations outside Canada
  • you are a deemed or factual resident of Canada and the move was from one place where you ordinarily resided to live in another place where you will ordinarily reside
  • you moved during the year and established a new home to start a new job or a business
  • you earned employment income or self-employed income at your new location
  • your new home that you established was not at least 40 kilometres closer to the new place of work or business than your previous home was

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