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Last fall, we broke the lease in our apartment and incurred moving expenses, to move into a rental house with my wife's parents so we could care for my father-in-law who had 4th stage bone cancer. He passed away last month. I'm wondering if any of these expenses can be deducted for our 2017 personal taxes.
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Carter McBride
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Hey! I'm Carter, I'm a CPA and can help you out.

Unfortunately, none of those expenses are deductible. Moving expenses are only deductible if they relate to a job and needs to be more than 50 miles away. They would also not qualify as medical expenses.

Let me know if you need anything else. If not, please leave a rating. Thanks!

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