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Deduction for moving expenses

In which of the following situations is the taxpayer not allowed a deduction for moving expenses?

A. Marva moves from Dallas to Washington D.C. in her job as an IRS agent. She is still working at the IRS Washington office after one year.
B. Pam moves from Phoenix to Los Angeles to take a new job. She works at the Los Angeles job for 45 weeks before starting a new job in Las Vegas.
C. Paul moves from Boston to Miami to start a new business selling t-shirts. The business is not successful and Paul returns to Boston after 52 weeks.
D. Phyllis opens a coffee bar after moving from Seattle to San Francisco. She still owns the coffee bar and lives in San Francisco 90 weeks after her move.

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"If you are an employee, you must work full-time for at least 39 weeks during the first 12 months immediately following your arrival in the general area of your new job location. If you are self-employed, you must work full time for at least 39 weeks during the first 12 months and for a total of at least ...

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This solution identifies the correct situation for a moving expense deduction. The applicable IRS code is also referenced.

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