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Your guide to deducting moving expenses

Your guide to deducting moving expenses

That moving is expensive, it a fact everyone is familiar with. Whether you have moved before, or not it is something you should prepare for. And that is why many are looking for different ways for deducting moving expenses in order to go through this project as cheaper as possible. And while it is not the easiest thing to become eligible for tax deduction, there are still ways how to manage it. It is just, you will need to be a good candidate for this type of deduction. Continue reading “Your guide to deducting moving expenses”

What is a bill of lading?

When it comes to moving, there are some things that many people did not hear about. If it is your first time moving, you will learn a lot of things and new terms somewhere along the way. Some of these terms are binding estimates, quotes, long-haul moving and other. You need to make sure to have everything under control. You need to get reliable movers, and these are kind of hard to find. If you are moving to Canada, you should consider hiring long distance movers Ontario, for they offer some of the best reliable services around. And make sure everything is done by the book. The most important document you make with your moving company is the bill of lading. And here is why:

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The difference between binding and non-binding moving quotes

So, you’ve decided to move. Excellent! Moving is an important step in a person’s life and leads to a fresh start. But, moving can be very stressful. After all, moving is pretty complex stuff. You have to think about a lot of things! You need to figure out how to pack all of your belongings or hire someone to do it. Then, you need to figure out how to transport everything. So, of course, it’s no wonder that most people turn to reputable professionals who can handle the whole thing with ease. But, even that can be stressful in its own way! It’s not enough to find reputable movers, you have to figure out a bunch of new terms. For example, if you ask a layman what’s the difference between binding and non-binding moving quotes, who knows if you’ll get the right answer. So what do you do? Continue reading “The difference between binding and non-binding moving quotes”

How to recognize fraudulent movers?

Moving industry has been on the rise over the past decade. Consequently, the number of companies that provide moving services has also increased significantly. It’s good to know that most of these companies run a fully legitimate business. However, there is a small percentage of movers that can truly make your life miserable if you make the mistake of hiring them. We call them fraudulent movers or rogue movers. Continue reading “How to recognize fraudulent movers?”

Should you tip your movers?

Are you all packed up and ready to move? Did you hire professionals to handle your move? Have you calculated moving costs, made a moving checklist and got your affairs in order? If so, you’re one of the thousands of people wondering the same thing: should you tip your movers? Well, it is customary to tip professionals, and real movers are professionals. It is highly important to hire reputable professionals to handle your move! After all, you trust them with your precious belongings, and you trust them to give you a stress-free move. There is a very good reason professional movers are highly sought after. So, don’t you think professionals deserve a little reward for their hard work making your life easier? Continue reading “Should you tip your movers?”

How to calculate Ontario moving costs?

Okay, you’ve decided that moving to Ontario could be a great idea. We’re with you on this one, obviously – we truly believe you’re on the right track! However, you shouldn’t pop out the champagne just yet – there’s a lot of work ahead of you before you relax in your new Ontario home. And while no one likes to talk about it, naturally, money is also an issue. No matter how well off you are, you shouldn’t go on a big spending spree when it comes to moving. You really can’t predict how expensive the transition will be if you’re not careful. That’s why we’re here, to help you calculate Ontario moving costs! Continue reading “How to calculate Ontario moving costs?”

What moving supplies should you use?

There are a lot of moving parts when it comes to, well, moving. You have to research the moving companies in your area to get what you want. You have to get a quote from the best moving company for you. Then you have to start packing, get your documents in order, and of course, get moving supplies for packing. That seems very daunting! But don’t worry. Moving is easy once you get the hang of everything! Of course, you need to research things before you commit, and that includes moving supplies. Nothing can ruin a move faster than getting the wrong things! You don’t want your items to be thrown about due to a fault in the packaging, right? Continue reading “What moving supplies should you use?”

How to make a perfect moving checklist?

If you’re reading this, you’ve probably decided to move. That’s a great idea! Everyone can use a change of pace and scenery from time to time. But you should know something – moving can get really complicated really fast. That’s why you want to plan ahead and organize your moving process. That way, you can be sure everything will be running smoothly. If you organize your move well, you won’t have to be afraid of forgetting something important or doing anything wrong. In the spirit of that, we’ve decided to give you a hand – here are a few tips on making a great moving checklist! Continue reading “How to make a perfect moving checklist?”