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  • Nursa 1099 Tax Guide - What You Need To Know

    Nursa 1099 Tax Guide - What You Need To Know


    The Basics

    As a clinician user on the Nursa App you are considered an 1099 independent contractor. This means that you may need to track your income and document your expenses because the IRS may require you to file taxes on the amount that Nursa pays you each year.


    We know filing taxes can be confusing, so here is some basic information and resources to help you navigate the process.


    DISCLAIMER: Nursa cannot offer tax advice; if you have specific questions, need tax advice, or are unsure about your unique tax situation, we recommend reaching out to a tax professional.  The information contained in this guide shall not be considered tax advice.


    For gig-economy tax information, visit here: www.irs.gov/businesses/small-businesses-self-employed/manage-taxes-for-your-gig-work


    Do I receive a 2023 1099-NEC Tax Form?

    If you earned $600 or more through Nursa in the year 2023, you will receive a 1099 from Nursa. If you earned less than $600, you will not receive a 1099 from Nursa. However, keep in mind that all compensation you may receive through Nursa may be subject to IRS tax laws. Refer to your local state tax laws for more information on reporting income.


    Things to know about 1099-NEC


    How do I receive my 2023 1099 tax form?

    To receive your 1099, first make sure you have the latest version of the app, then you’ll need to confirm your W-9 information in your Nursa Wallet, and then opt-in to your preferred delivery method – either digitally directly in the Nursa app or a paper copy mailed to you. 1099s will not be emailed for security purposes.


    If you do not opt-into  a digital or paper copy, you will receive a paper copy in the mail by default. If you are unable to access the app for any reason, you will also receive a paper copy in the mail. 


    Important Dates

    Now - January 15th, 2024: Opt into E-delivery

    January 15th, 2024: 1099 Available for download in the app

    January 31st, 2024: If you 1099 form is being mailed to you, it will be postmarked by this date.


    Please note: If you don’t opt into e-delivery by January 15 2024, we’ll automatically mail your 1099 tax form to the address on file, so it’s critical that your information is current, correct, and complete. You can still update your information in the Nursa App Wallet after mid-January 2024 and download your 1099 electronically. However, you will not be mailed a new paper copy of your 1099 tax form.


    What do I need to do to ensure I get my 2023 1099? 

    1. Update to the latest version of the app.

    2. Ensure W-9 information and mailing address are up-to-date

    3. Confirm how you want to receive you 2023 1099. E-delivery is the fastest, easiest and safest way to receive your 1099. Mail Delivery may take weeks to arrive.



    Q: Who receives tax forms from Nursa?

    A: Clinicians that earned more than $600 in processed payments on the Nursa Platform in 2023 and the IRS.


    Q: How can I see the exact amount I made with Nursa in 2023?

    A: While there is no running total, you can access your payment paystubs from 2023 in the app. If you made less than $600 in 2023 you can also complete this request form.


    Q: What if I made less than $600 in 2023 through Nursa?

    A: You will not be receiving a 1099 form from Nursa be the end of January 2024. Refer to your local state tax laws for more information on reporting income.


    Q: If I worked before Dec 31, 2023 but won’t get paid until Jan 1, 2024 or later, will that count towards my 2023 taxes?

    A: The 1099 and tax year reflect the date you were PAID and not the date you worked a shift. If you were paid on Jan 1, 2024 or after, it will be included in your 2024 1099.


    Q: How will I receive my tax form?

    A: You will either receive the form via e-delivery in the app or through the mail. You will need to opt into e-delivery by going to the Nursa Wallet and verifying your information and selecting that you opt-in to e-delivery. 


    Q: What if I have been banned from the app and can no longer log in?

    A: Nursa has sent out forms to the address on file on January 15th 2023. If you have not received it or you believe the address to be incorrect, you will need to contact the IRS to fill out a 4506T form.


    Q: Does Nursa withhold taxes from my pay?

    A: No. When you view shift cards on Nursa and your Nursa paystubs, you see your hourly and total pay without any tax deductions. As an independent contractor, you’re responsible for filing any taxes relevant to your situation and state.


    Q: I need a 1099 from a previous year (before 2024). How do I get it?

    A: When you verify your W-9 information and finish, you will be able to access 2023 and previous years 1099 within the Nursa App or contact support.


    Q: I have another question, who can I ask?

    A: For reasons related to your specific tax situation, please contact a tax professional as Nursa cannot provide tax advice. For general questions and troubleshooting, take a look at our Community Articles or get in touch with Nursa Support.


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