Roo Concierge

Taxes And Finance

Tax season doesn’t need to be stressful. Roo is committed to helping our users navigate tax season as independent contractors to ensure you come out a winner.

Roo tracks all the income you’ve earned through our platform to make tax filing easy. If you’ve made over $600 this year, Roo will automatically issue a single 1099-NEC form at the end of the year with all your Roo relief income in one place, no legwork necessary!

Make sure you’re taking advantage of tax write-offs! As a 1099 contractor, there’s so much you can take advantage of to reduce your tax burden each year. Learn how below!

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Frequently Asked Questions

How do taxes work as a relief vet or tech with Roo?

At Roo, our goal is to make relief work easy for veterinarians and technicians, and that includes providing significant help with your taxes as an independent contractor.

Roo's platform automatically keeps track of your hours and earnings to help you file your taxes each year. When you first sign up, our tax center will automatically issue a W-9. If your earnings add up to over $600 in a single year, Roo will provide a single 1099 form that covers all relief income you earned through our platform for the calendar year.

We even track your mileage, which can be applied as a tax write-off. For answers to more specific tax questions, see our 1099 FAQ above. Additionally, we have a partnership with Fit Money CPA to support you with any tax needs that go beyond our expertise.

When will I receive my 1099 from Roo?

Roo sends out 1099s before the IRS deadline of January 31st, 2023.

Your 1099-NEC form will be sent to you by email through a secure third party service. Please look for an email from

How will I be receiving my 1099 from Roo?

Roo will be emailing your 1099 to the email address we have on file. Please make sure your email address is current by January 15th, 2024 to prevent any delays in receiving your 1099.

Your 1099-NEC form will be sent to you by email through a secure third party service. Please look for an email from

Where can I get a summary of my income with Roo?

You can see how much you’ve earned with Roo at any time by going to the “Earnings” tab in the mobile app or the “History & Earnings” tab in our online dashboard. There, you’ll be able to review your earnings history broken down by month or quarterly tax period, by shifts, or by totals.

Additionally, the online platform will automatically track your total mileage driven to all your shifts and estimate your annual tax deduction.

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