What is a Tax Home? | Tips for Travel Nurses
Jun26

What is a Tax Home? | Tips for Travel Nurses

If you’re a travel nurse, you’ve probably asked yourself, “What is a tax home?” at least once. Unfortunately, the answer to this question isn’t black and white, and it can get pretty complex. For new nurses especially, trying to figure out the concept of a tax home can be mind-boggling and frustrating.  Luckily, we’re here to help! Keep reading to learn more about tax homes for travel nurses. Tax...

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The Travel Nurse Retirement Plan
Mar06

The Travel Nurse Retirement Plan

With a travel nurse career, it’s easy to think that you’ve already retired. You’re traveling, enjoying the scenery, and exploring the nation while many are sitting at home. However, most of us in the industry know that even though travel nursing has its perks, it’s still an extremely tough job. That’s why it’s so important to have a travel nurse retirement plan. While some will opt to continue travel nursing during retirement, others...

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Travel Nurse Taxes: Overview & Tips
Mar10

Travel Nurse Taxes: Overview & Tips

Ah, that time of year again… tax season. Before you begin filing your travel nurse taxes, it is important that you understand how taxes work. Since you are traveling and working in different states with different employers, it can be hard to keep track of financial matters. Many travel nurses bring in a combination of taxable income and non-taxable income, so which deductions are you allowed? An Overview of Travel Nurse Taxes The tax...

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Nurses Stand With DAPL Protestors
Nov18

Nurses Stand With DAPL Protestors

National Nurses United has recently deployed a second group of volunteers to help on the Standing Rock Sioux Reservation. As the conflict grows, this brave group of volunteers has vowed to support protestors with medical aid “As a nurse, I understand the necessity of preserving and protecting our water. Water equals life, and the Dakota Access pipeline threatens the health and well-being of millions of Americans,” said RN...

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The Facts About Taxes: Travel Nurse Tax Guide
Mar18

The Facts About Taxes: Travel Nurse Tax Guide

As they say, there’s nothing certain in life except death and taxes—but, the whole concept of travel nurse taxes gets a bit tricky. While traveling you are probably wondering about how you will be taxed due to living in a new destination for a period of time. Typically there are stipends or reimbursements for travel nurses. The stipends and reimbursements are for meals and incidentals, including parking, bus/taxi fares and...

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Perks of Travel Nursing: Tax Advantage Program
Feb12

Perks of Travel Nursing: Tax Advantage Program

By Tiffany Anderson It is officially tax season! Don’t get too excited–or perhaps you should… Did you know that travel nurses could be reimbursed for business expenses such as meals, travel, and housing through Tax Advantage programs? Read on to learn how tax deductions could afford you a pretty sweet vacation! Do You Qualify? In order to begin your deductions you must have: A permanent (“tax home”) address where you...

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