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Ask a Travel Nurse: How do I prove my permanent residence?

Ask a Travel Nurse: How do I prove my permanent residence?

Ask a Travel Nurse Question: How do I prove my permanent residence? Is it enough to receive a credit card bill at your residence and have your driver’s license and voter’s registration from the same address, or do you need to have a utility bill with the address? Ask a Travel Nurse Answer: I guess my […]

Ask a Travel Nurse: Are breaks between contracts a problem when Travel Nursing?

Ask a Travel Nurse: Are breaks between contracts a problem when Travel Nursing?

Ask a Travel Nurse Question: Hi David, I am very interested in Travel Nursing. My kids are out of the house, so I am ready to try something new and take my first assignment as a Traveler. That said, I am concerned about being able to get my next contract after this first one without […]

Ask a Travel Nurse: What is needed to prove my perm address?

Ask a Travel Nurse: What is needed to prove my perm address?

Ask a Travel Nurse Question: What is needed to prove my perm address? Is receiving a credit card bill there enough to demonstrate that it’s my perm address, or would it have to be a utility bill, or even having my driver’s license and voters registration listed there? Ask a Travel Nurse Answer: I guess […]

Travel Nurse Taxes

Travel Nurse Taxes

The April 15 deadline for filing federal taxes is swiftly approaching. Travel Nurse taxes can seem a bit daunting especially if you are just starting out and it’s your first year mastering getting them filed. Here are some tips for handling your 2013 Travel Nurse taxes: Get an Extension If you are just now thinking […]

Ask a Travel Nurse: What expenses are tax-deductible when travel nursing?

Ask a Travel Nurse: What expenses are tax-deductible when travel nursing?

Ask a Travel Nurse Question: I traveled with an agency for six months this past year. I worked for an hourly wage and did not get extra for mileage, meals, or housing. I do have a tax home and traveled 90 miles to the job and had an apartment there where I stayed three nights […]

Ask a Travel Nurse: What about insurance and taxes?

Ask a Travel Nurse: What about insurance and taxes?

Ask a Travel Nurse Question: I am currently looking into the possibility of taking my family on the road and doing some travel nursing. However, I have major reservations when it comes to finding health insurance and understanding the whole picture of taxes. We currently own our home, and I am not following what is […]

Driving to Your Assignment Might Pay Off

Driving to Your Assignment Might Pay Off

Do you usually drive to assignments? You might be very happy to know that the majority of expenses from using your car to travel to assignments are tax-deductible. Why? When a travel RN drives their personal vehicle to an assignment, it’s viewed as a business expense. These business expenses are deducted on your tax return […]

By January 11, 2013 0 Comments Read More →
Ask a Travel Nursing Housing Expert: Can you explain taxes when it comes to housing?

Ask a Travel Nursing Housing Expert: Can you explain taxes when it comes to housing?

Ask a Travel Nursing Housing Expert Question: How can I estimate the taxes that will be taken out of my paycheck for the housing that the travel company provides for me (if I do not have a residence to claim)? How do I compare that to having a residence, tax wise? Ask a Travel Nursing […]

By December 2, 2011 0 Comments Read More →
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A digital revolution in couponing coupled with the belt-tightening of the recession have combined to make coupons cool among more than just those clipping the Sunday paper to pieces. Digital coupon usage is now firmly a part of the online shopping experience of millions of US consumers, including myself, sometimes. I’m sure you’ve seen at […]

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Ask a Travel Nurse: What is overtime based off of if you take the tax advantage program?

Ask a Travel Nurse: What is overtime based off of if you take the tax advantage program?

Ask a Travel Nurse Question: Hi David, thanks for your response. I did get your book and it helped a lot! I do have another question for you though, regarding overtime. When you take the tax advantage program what is your overtime based off of? Is it your “hourly” rate or your “blended” rate? Thanks […]