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When did 26 U.S. Code § 217 - Moving expenses, first become…

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When did 26 U.S. Code § 217 - Moving expenses, first become law

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Just want to know what year Moving Expenses first became deductible on personal tax returns. Am writing my congressman to fight dropping it and want to know its history.

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If looks like this section was enacted in 1964. Here is a link to the code section with dates of modification.

https://www.gpo.gov/fdsys/pkg/USCODE-2011-title26/html/USCODE-2011-title26-subtitleA-chap1-subchapB-partVII-sec217.htm

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Added Pub. L. 88–272, title II, §213(a)(1), Feb. 26, 1964, 78 Stat. 50.

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