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Removal Company Behavior - Is it a scam?

I have just relocated from the Uk to France, and I have agreed with company A to make the removal of all the items in my house for around 5,000 £ (a good price, but not too good to be true in my ...
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Is the auto insurance quote I have been provided a rip off?

I just moved to Philadelphia, PA from Houston, TX and wanted to update my auto insurance policy (with Allstate). I gave them a call, and with 1:1 coverage options AND a newly-acquired (ie I did not ...
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Do I care if the housing market has gone up or down, if I'm moving from one house to another?

I can see several cases in which it obviously IS important if the market is high or low. e.g: if I'm buying my first house if I'm retired and selling my last house if I'm moving to a very different ...
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Should I move to finish college and get into a community, or work full time and get my degree online?

This is my first post - sorry if it's poorly organized: I'm 24 years old, and currently a little less than halfway done with my bachelor's degree in Software Engineering. At the current rate I'm ...
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Does it make sense to start saving into a 401k, if you might move out of the US before retirement?

Contributions to 401k funds are subject to a 10% penalty if taken out before the age of 59.5. Presuming my employer has a 401k matching program, does it make sense to contribute to a 401k if I might ...
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Retiring to Europe from California-Implications for taxes, drivers license & voting

I retired & moved to Italy April 2018. I will be living in Europe for at least ten years. In filling out my California state tax form, there was a question regarding whether I moved out of the ...
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I had a tax return completed in Australia and New Zealand and have been taxed in both. How does this work?

I moved of to Australia part way through the tax year and then returned to New Zealand and worked. When I filed my tax return, it was automatically complete in New Zealand due to the IR3 file, but a ...
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Moving out of apartment 2 months early but rent's already paid

I signed a lease for a year and my lease for my apartment ends on July 27, 2019. My rent for this apartment is already paid off fully because I paid in advance and utilities are included in the rent ...
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Borrow money to move abroad

I live in the UK, and I am planning to leave the country next year for another European country. I have lived in this country for more than 5 years, and I have an excellent credit score. I have also ...
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How do I use moving average to create a forex trading strategy?

How do I use the moving average to create a forex trading strategy? Recently I was reading about day trading on a blog and found out that A forex trading strategy can be created using moving averages. ...
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What's the best frugal way to move from CA to NY?

What's the best frugal way to move from CA to NY? I am not moving furniture and I plan on driving my car, a prius, across country. I mainly have clothes, shoes, some small odds and ends, and ...
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Would it be possible to exclude relocation reimbursement from income if I incurred it in 2017 but received in Feb-2018?

I have recently filed 2017 taxes and received my refund. There, I'd some qualified excludable moving expenses under W-2 column 12d (code P). However, I had not submitted all of relocation expenses ...
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Why do some institutions close IRA accounts when the account holder moves to another country or spends most of their time outside of the US?

I read on the Merrill Edge's traditional IRA application page: Note: If your residence changes (e.g., you move to another country or spend most of your time outside of the United States), Merrill ...
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Help with unique tax situation due to move between US-India-Canada

I would like to discuss my unique tax situation for next years filing so I could prepare for tax scenario in advance and make sure all documentation/filing is done properly. I am currently on H1B in ...
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Things to do with investments before moving to the US

Imagine there are funds spread out over multiple UK current (checking) accounts, savings accounts and index funds. None of them are taxable in the UK. Upon moving to the US, one becomes a US resident ...
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Should I find a regular job or continue doing what am doing? [closed]

I'm 21 years old I joined college for some years and dropped out due to family problems. Unfortunately, I wasn't able to continue due to pressure from college and family although I worked really hard ...
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Bringing bitcoin into US, what taxes should I expect?

My friend owns roughly $1M USD worth of Bitcoin. These coins are sitting on a (backed up and encrypted) hard drive in Brasil. He bought these coins legitimately, and has the paper trail to prove it. ...
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Should one get in-state auto insurance if moving out-of-state for a year?

My wife and I currently live in State A. She plans on moving to State B for a year (sad year!) for work reasons. "Her" car is registered in State A. Should she register her car or get auto insurance ...
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How can i claim moving expense in 1040?

I moved over 200 miles last year to be close to my new working place, using a service found on an online app (Roadie). Can i claim the moving expense in Line 26 in 1040? Do i need to provide to IRS a ...
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Can condo fees and special assessments for a vacant property be claimed as moving expenses?

I relocated to take a job in a different province, and during that time the condo (which I was the sole owner of) sat vacant on the market for three months before finally selling. The condo fees ...
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Can I claim moving expenses if I my company paid for the relocation?

I moved from Pittsburgh, PA to San Jose, CA for a new job. My new company paid me $7500 after tax (13,340 before tax). This amount is included in box 1 of my W-2 which I think means it is classified ...
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Moving out of state, and car is under parents' names

So I'm currently living in New York, but will be relocating to Atlanta next month for a job. I will be taking the car my parents bought me; it is titled under their names, as is the insurance. What I ...
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The cost of cleaning the house that we rented far exceeds the security deposit. Should we bother?

My wife and I rented an 1100-sqft house in Florida for the last six years. All rent was paid on time, and our credit is good. The landlord has been kind to us, doing such things as forgiving the ...
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Moving from Canada to the U.S.: Where will I be considered resident for tax purposes?

In 2018 in the summer, I'm planning to move from Canada to the U.S. I'm a citizen of Ukraine. I would spend more than 183 days in Canada in 2018 and have an employer, but by the end of the year I ...
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Moving average changing value as time move along

For example, on a 15min bar (bar A) right after the close of bar A I read the 200 SMA and 200 EMA at 45.90 and 45.99 respectively. Then a few hours later I go back to that exact same bar (bar A), but ...
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How much should I set aside before moving?

I recently moved out of my parents' house since I graduated college and have a fulltime job. Rent at my new place is roughly $1200/month plus utilities. I figured that $2.5k would be enough to start ...
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What happens if I break lease while landlord does not have my SSN?

I live in Chicago and my landlord is a large apartment rental/management company. What would happen if I break the 12-months rental lease by leaving 2 months early if they do not have my SSN on file? ...
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Is there a measure that uses both cost of living plus income?

I don't know much about economy and financial measures, but was looking at a website that compares cost of living in different countries, as I am considering relocating elsewhere, but then I realized ...
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What are the rules for a Roth IRA when you become a nonresident?

What are the rules for Roth IRAs when someone leaves the USA and becomes a resident of another country before the age of 59 1/2? Does the Roth IRA account need to be closed and the funds withdrawn ...
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Taxes after moving to USA from Canada

I just moved to New York from Toronto, Canada and I'm trying to understand how much I'm going to be taxed on my income. I'm single without any complicated investments. I'm a Canadian citizen in New ...
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ESPP stocks taxable in US after moving to US from Singapore

I'm Singapore planning to move to US in 2-3 months. I have some ESPP shares(US Company) that I would like to keep for another year or more. If I sell these shares after moving to US will it be taxed ...
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Can a nonresident alien with no income deduct moving expenses that incurred in the year before employment?

I am a non-US citizen and resident, moving to the US to work for a few years starting January 2016. In 2015 I am considered a nonresident alien with no taxable income in the US. In 2016 I will be ...
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WHEN should I realize capital gains before going from non-resident alien to resident alien in USA?

I have read this post (How to realize capital gains before going from non-resident alien to resident alien in USA) and would like to ask a follow-up question. It's understood that capital gains ...
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How to move (or not move) an LLC from Illinois to New Mexico?

I'll be moving from Illinois to New Mexico soon and am wondering the best way to deal with my LLC. It is a design services LLC, electing S-Corp taxation. Currently revenues are all over the place - ...
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Moving in together while both of us own an apartment

So I am planning on moving in with my girlfriend. We both own our apartments, and it makes the economic picture somewhat more complicated. Her monthly living expenses is 6861 for her flat. My monthly ...
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Which state gets taxes on money paid for previous year's work?

I moved from PA to IL at the very end of 2013. Because of this I thought my taxes were going to be easy, but I received a final check in January 2014, which included unused vacation time, etc., and ...
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Do I need to pay state tax if I lived in a state for less than a week?

I lived and worked in Washington state for the most of 2014. At the very end I moved to California on the 28th of December, so technically I lived three days in the state of California (being ...
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Moving to a state where my employer has no business set up - implications?

I am moving to Colorado, where my company (based in NY and FL) does not have an office. I will still be employed by them, but working from my home in CO. What are the tax implications for the company?...
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Am I qualified for a moving expenses tax return

I am a person from US, worked for a company in 2014. In a late 2014 I was laid off and found a job in another state (distance is way more then 50 miles). I started the job in the early beginning of ...
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Changing jobs but ended up in same city after moving away for a month. Can I deduct both ways?

I'm referring to the moving expenses deductions listed here: http://www.irs.gov/publications/p521/ I lived in City A for 1.5 years, briefly moved to City B for about a month (never established ...
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Moved with my girlfriend for her new job, I paid moving expenses, which she later repaid. Can she claim moving deduction? (USA)

Moved with my girlfriend for her new job, I paid moving expenses, which she later repaid. Can she claim the moving deduction? (We're in the US)
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Moving reimbursement qualifies as accountable, taxed as non-accountable

In the USA in 2014, my moving expense reimbursement met the qualifications for an Accountable Plan, (Pub 512), but my new employer taxed my reimbursement and took the tax out of my paycheck. They ...
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What is the best way to move money to the US from Brazil?

I just got married and my wife is moving with me to the US. We have been living in Brazil together for 2 years and have some savings. What is the best way to move $10.000 to $15.000 to a US account ...
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Why are some moving expense reimbursements taxable while normal employee expense reimbursements are not taxable?

I will be moving for a job shortly, and my new employer is reimbursing the costs. If I understand correctly the reimbursement is taxable, but most of it is deductible. If all of it were deductible ...
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How would IRS treat reimbursement in a later year of moving expenses?

In the U.S., if one claims a moving expense using Form 3903 in one year because one is unsure whether a startup business will be able to even reimburse you for those expenses, but in a subsequent year,...
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What are the options for transfering money when moving to the US?

So I'm moving to the US in august porting a J-1 visa for a year long exchange program. I need to take money with me and currently, all I have is a Brazilian banking account and an international credit ...
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Should I remodel or buy a bigger house?

My husband and I have two children under 2 years old and have outgrown our current 1400 square foot home. My husband and I both work from home, and we have a day nanny who comes and helps with the ...
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Do I have to pay state taxes on income not earned while living or working in that state?

[All values are approximate] I moved to Pennsylvania, from Maine, last June 1st. I ceased all residency and employment in Maine on the 31st of May. In doing my taxes this year (using HR Block ...
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San Francisco vs Madison

I am currently getting a 102K salary in Madison and have an offer for 125K from SFO. Should I accept this offer from a monetary perspective or not? I will like to maintain the same life style that I ...
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When claiming a moving expenses tax deduction in Canada, does order of events matter?

I know I can claim moving expenses if I move because of a new job. But does the sequence of events matter? While I'm doing interviews, I'd like to sell my house and buy my new house in the new city. ...