Travel nursing weekly pay is separated into two segments.
Non-Taxable Income: The first segment is the non-taxable weekly stipends which includes housing, meals and incidentals. The non-taxable weekly stipend rate is based on the per diem rates set by the GSA for the job’s county. In order to qualify for the non-taxable stipend, you must qualify as a “Travel” employee according to IRS terms. Please visit the IRS website for more information or consult with a tax expert.
Taxable Income: The second segment is taxable income, which will be taxed.
Total Pay: The sum of these two segments reflect total gross weekly pay.