Tag: Taxes and Finance

Ask a Travel Nurse: Who do you suggest for Travel Nurse tax preparation?

Ask a Travel Nurse: Who do you suggest for Travel Nurse tax preparation?

Ask a Travel Nurse Question: I’m trying to find a trustworthy, reliable tax company that knows how to do taxes for Travel Nurses. Who do you suggest for Travel Nurse tax preparation? Ask a Travel Nurse Answer: That’s actually an easy one! Head over to TravelTax.com and you can download one of their workbooks to […]

Ask a Travel Nurse: Is it better for tax purposes to take company housing or the stipend and per diem?

Ask a Travel Nurse: Is it better for tax purposes to take company housing or the stipend and per diem?

Ask a Travel Nurse Question: Is it better for tax purposes to take company housing or the stipend and per diem? Do you take the company-provided housing from your company? Also, who’s your favorite agency and why? Thanks on all counts! Ask a Travel Nurse Answer: Your question is really hard to address from a […]

Ask a Travel Nurse: Who do you recommend for Travel Nurse tax prep?

Ask a Travel Nurse: Who do you recommend for Travel Nurse tax prep?

Ask a Travel Nurse Question: I’m on my first Travel Nursing assignment and want no part of preparing taxes this year! I recall reading one of your blogs that mentioned a tax preparer who’s good for Travel Nurses, but can’t find it now. Who do you recommend for Travel Nurse tax prep? Thank you! GO […]

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: Should my housing stipend be taxed?

Ask a Travel Nurse: Should my housing stipend be taxed?

Ask a Travel Nurse Question: I am currently on contract in California for three more months and chose to take my own housing. My permanent residence in Illinois is listed with my company, where I have numerous things registered to that address (car, voter’s registration, etc.) and also have many belongings there including two cats. […]

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 […]