I’ve always had health insurance through my day job but I know a lot of you out there might have questions about getting coverage on your own. Today, I have a guest post from Tristan Zier, founder of Zen99, a company that specializes in providing health insurance and tax information for rideshare drivers.
Normally, I don’t accept guest posts from companies but since Tristan is a fellow UC San Diego alumnus 🙂 and this is a topic I don’t know much about, I figured we’d give it a shot. Please let me know if you find articles like this valuable and I’ll see if I can get some more posts from industry experts. FYI, I have no financial relationship with Zen99.
As an independent contractor, you are not eligible for benefits through the companies you work with – including health insurance.
Are You Keeping Track of Your Rideshare Earnings?Every 1000 business miles = $545 in tax deductions. That means you have to track your miles and earnings. QuickBooks Self-Employed helps you track all of that quickly.
But don’t worry; there are plenty of benefits to getting your own individual plan! We’ll go over the basics plus some of the ways it may actually benefit you. [Read more…]