REQUEST FOR REIMBURSEMENT OF RELOCATION EXPENSES
Employee Name __________________________________
Date of Hire _______________________________
Tax Treatment of Moving Expenses:
Moving expense reimbursements are considered to be wages by the Internal Revenue Service and as of January 1, 2018, are
considered taxable income. Once approved, moving expenses will be reimbursed through Payroll. It is the College’s understanding
that in order to satisfy IRS regulations, the move must meet the criteria listed below. For detailed information on moving
expenses, please refer to http://www.irs.gov/pub/irs-pdf/p521.pdf.
1. Distance Test, this is met if:
Your new work location is at least 5 miles farther from your former residence than your former work location was
former residence. For example, if your prior work location was 3 miles from your former residence, your
location must be at least 53 miles from that former residence.
2. Time Test, this is met if:
During the 12-month period immediately following the move, the taxpayer must expect to be employed full-time for
at least 39 weeks.
3. The move must be in connection with the commencement of work at the new location, and the expenses are
incurred within one year from the date you first report to work.
My signature below indicates that my move meets or is expected to meet all three criteria listed above.
Transportation of Household Goods
Moving Truck Rental (for self-moves)
Insurance on Personal Possessions in Transit
Labor to Pack and Move Personal Possessions (up to a maximum of $500)
Temporary Storage (30 days or less)
Subtotal - Transportation of Goods
TRAVEL TO NEW RESIDENCE (FINAL MOVE)
Air or Train Fare: No. Passengers (Spouse & Dependents only)
______ x Airfare per Person $______
Travel by Personal Vehicle: Miles ______ x Rate $
______(IRS Standard Mileage Rate for moving)
Tolls, Parking, Shuttle Service
Lodging: No. of Nights _______ x Average Rate / Night $ _______