Did You Know? Pet Move Expenses Could be Tax Deductible

moving your dog could be tax deductible Are Pet Move Expenses Tax Deductible?

The quick answer is, "probably, if you're moving for work."

Pet owners who begin researching what it will take to move their furry family members are often surprised by a few things -- the rules, the airline procedures, and yes, the costs.

Relocating pets isn't cheap, but there are a few ways to save if you're willing to spend a little extra time (here are a few specific suggestions for how to control the costs of a pet move).

What else can you do to save money? You can deduct! If your move is due to a change in employment, then the pet move expenses are tax deductible under current IRS regulations.

It's wise to talk to your tax adviser to nail down the details, but this should be good news for many transferees who are feeling overwhelmed by the stress and costs of moving internationally or even across the United States.

Contact PetRelocation with any questions you have about moving your most precious cargo as safely and as cost-effectively as possible.


Editor's Note: This post was originally published in August 2012 and has been updated with new information.


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