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You know that you can make good money by having a tax home and earning untaxed income on your assignments. You can also save yourself tons in taxes by keeping good track of what’s deductible. Here’s the ultimate travel nursing tax deductions list.
Mandatory education costs
Career development costs
Student loan interest
Other career expenses
Books and periodicals
Job search costs
Car rental and gas in a rental car
Train, airplane, bus and other travel fare
Passport, if needed for assignment
Housing and meals
Hotels on the road
Other work-related clothing and shoes
Dry cleaning and laundry
Cell phone expenses
Computer costs and maintenance
Printing and copying
Legal and professional services, such as tax preparation fees
Employer-mandated medical exams
Breach of contract fees
Contributions to state disability funds
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