Can you claim moving expenses?
Employee or self-employed
If you have moved and established a new home to be employed or run a business at a new location, you can deduct eligible moving expenses from the employment or self-employment income you earned at your new location.
If you are an employee or a self-employed individual, select one of the following:
- You moved within Canada.
- You moved from outside Canada to a new work location in Canada.
- You moved from Canada to a new work location outside Canada.
- You moved between two locations outside Canada.
If you moved to take courses as a student in full-time attendance enrolled in a post-secondary program at a university, college or other educational institution, you may qualify to deduct eligible moving expenses from the part of your scholarships, fellowships, bursaries, certain prizes, and research grants that is required to be included in your income.
- You are a student who moved to attend a post-secondary educational institution (either in or out of Canada).
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