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Relocation Expenses - UTDBP3098

Policy Statement

The University of Texas at Dallas may elect to pay reasonable expenses associated with the relocation of certain new employees to the Greater Dallas/Fort Worth area. Only the actual costs of moving household goods and related allowable relocation expenses will be considered for reimbursement or payment directly to the service provider. The appropriate Dean or Vice President must approve the payment of relocation expenses and the amount approved must be documented in the written offer of employment. All reimbursements or direct payments must comply with Internal Revenue Service guidelines.

Relocation expenses must be paid from institutional funds administered by the department. Institutional funds include designated, auxiliary, unrestricted gifts, restricted gifts and contracts with express approval of the donor or grantor. Funds appropriated by the State of Texas shall not be used to pay for relocation expenditures.

Guidelines for Relocation Expenses

Specific guidance on relocation expenses can be found in the Office of Budget and Finance frequently asked question database (AskYODA) at Relocation Expenses.

Related Information

IRS Guidelines on Moving Expenses

Policy History

  • Issued: 2015-01-30