Tax and Legal Information: Articles for Travel Nurses

As a travel nurse or healthcare worker, taxes can be or get confusing.  In this category, you will find articles that will help you learn more about travel nursing tax and legal information. Industry experts discuss how the legal and tax issues affect you and how to handle them.

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Another Tax Year Upon Us 2020: Tax Tips for Travel Nurses
As I write this piece, it is a few weeks from Christmas and I’m thinking about the Holidays. Lurking on the other side of the festivities is another tax season. ...
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Ask A Travel Nurse: Can I Rent Out My Tax Home?
Can I rent out my travel nurse tax home and still receive a housing stipend? The short answer is YES. However, there are additional considerations you should be aware of ...
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Talking Travel Nurse Taxes: The 50-Mile Rule.
A traveler will eventually encounter the “50-Mile Rule” during conversations with recruiters or fellow travelers. The rule is often discussed as an accepted law of traveling and defended with evangelistic ...
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Talking Taxes: GSA Rates
This installment discusses the GSA rates for travel nurses.  If you need to find out what the GSA rate is for your assignment city, the government GSA website is the ...
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What’s the Difference between W2 and 1099 for Travel Nurses?
Most travel nurses operate as W2 employees. With the recent tax reform, many are considering the option of changing over to a 1099 employee. But what’s the difference between W2 ...
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Talking Travel Nurse Taxes: Should I (ever) File Tax Exempt?
There are patients that we dread to care for. During report, we tactfully offer to take more patients, a more critical patient, or even offer to float to another area ...
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Travel Nurse Taxes: The Case for Extensions
By the time you read this, April 15 will be fast approaching. Travel nurses do not have a sedate lifestyle and the constants of travel make it hard to assemble ...
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Talking Taxes: Your Mailing Address and State Revenue Agencies
As a traveler mobilizes from assignment to assignment, they will occasionally have mail sent directly to one of the temporary travel nurse mailing addresses instead of having it forwarded from ...
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Tax Reform and Travel Nurses
Tax Reform and Travel Nurses Many taxpayers are in for a big surprise when they file their returns this year. At the end of 2017, Congress passed one of the ...
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