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by KtVi
Fri Dec 03, 2010 11:15 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: What's the latest?
Replies: 2
Views: 7291

Re: What's the latest?

benbraxley wrote: > Any crazy travelling stories? Also, I'm curious how far in advance you > know where you are going next. Is there a range? Last one, I heard > recently that getting a couple travelling companies to compete against each > other for your next assignment can get you more benefits/pay...
by KtVi
Fri Dec 03, 2010 11:00 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Students & Travelling PT?
Replies: 3
Views: 8648

Re: Students & Travelling PT?

wellhelloitsdan wrote: > Hi, > > Long time listener, first time caller here. I was just wondering if you > have any advice for a young, handsome PT student like myself. I'm > considering spending a few years as a travelling PT after graduation. My > interests are mainly related to neurology, but it'...
by KtVi
Fri Dec 03, 2010 10:38 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Taxes for travelers
Replies: 2
Views: 13689

Re: Taxes for travelers

"Hey I was just wondering about taxation for travelers. I am a travel PT and receiving all these stipend benefits that are non-taxed, is there some type of big payout that I am gonna have to do during tax season? Do travelers pay-out in tax season or do we get money?" Another good question! The tax ...
by KtVi
Fri Dec 03, 2010 10:06 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Tax Home
Replies: 2
Views: 8880

Re: Tax Home

"I just had a quesion about claiming a "tax home". In your experience, is it worth it tax-wise? I'm just worried that I'm going to get screwed later with my taxes. I would appreciate any input. Thanks!" Great question. First of all, claiming a "tax home" is one of the most confusing topics for new o...
by KtVi
Thu Apr 01, 2010 10:01 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Health Care Reform
Replies: 0
Views: 8797

Health Care Reform

http://www.csro.info/newsletters/HCR%20timeline%2003-10%20(2).pdf (copy and paste into a new window if the link doesn't work) The web address above is a PDF that a colleague, Nicole Fluet, a PT working in New Hampshire and involved with the American Physical Therapy Association, sent to me. It gives...
by KtVi
Thu Apr 01, 2010 9:44 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Licensure
Replies: 3
Views: 22264

Licensure

Obtaining PT licenses in multiple states is expensive, time consuming, and redundant. We need to think about creating some sort of 'bridge' for traveling PTs so that the typical licensing process can be streamlined. As of now, obtaining a license in a new state consists of an application, FSBPT scor...
by KtVi
Thu Apr 01, 2010 9:36 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: How to get started with traveling
Replies: 1
Views: 6653

How to get started with traveling

I think this is the most frequently asked question from students, new grads, and other PTs. I want to first recommend that a recent graduate have gained great experience before entering the traveling health care professional field. I usually say a year to two years in a good hospital/clinic with goo...
by KtVi
Thu Apr 01, 2010 9:26 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Income Taxes
Replies: 2
Views: 8774

Income Taxes

Oh, the joy of tax season! Taxes for a traveling health care professional can be daunting. Filing in multiple states, incurring moving costs, owning/renting out a home, determining 'tax home', and all the tax deductions can make that time of the year stressful and less than pleasurable. In this thre...
by KtVi
Thu Apr 01, 2010 9:18 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Interviewing
Replies: 2
Views: 7818

Interviewing

One of the most stressful things surrounding the job search as a traveler can be the interview. Add to that the typical traveler interviews over the phone for position, so you've got to be in top notch phone form when that call comes in. Here are a few tips that I've put together after having had pr...