Wanna Make $20 Per Hour Working DoorDash? Here’s how.
Knowing these DoorDash tips will make a HUGE difference in your income!
In recent years, DoorDash has blown up, and it’ll still be profitable in the year 2023. However, if you follow the official advice, you may wind up working for less than the minimum wage.
It is possible to get an excellent hourly wage by driving for DoorDash — about $20/hour. The following tips will show how you can maximize your payout like those top dashers.
As a delivery driver, you are an independent contractor, and not an employee. In order to succeed, you must think like a business owner. And what is that one thing all responsible owners of businesses do? Take advantage of those tax write-offs.
Imagine it this way: over the course of a year, you actually wind up spending a lot of money to be successful as a driver. For example, you may purchase a phone mount, or order a few courier bags. They’re both business expenses; therefore, it is possible to write these off on your taxes.
And what if you do not invest in those extras? At the very least, you’ll be using your vehicle (or e-bike) for deliveries. This means spending more money on gas, maintenance, and repairs — perhaps even an insurance policy that is especially made for delivery drivers.
Thankfully, those expenses do not need to come fully out of your own pocket. Because you are driving for your job, those car-associated costs are tax-deductible. And the write-offs do not stop there. It is also possible to deduct a part of your telephone expenses, because you use your phone to run the app.
Taxes for Dashers are no joke. If you do not track your write-offs, you will be in for a surprise when you lay eyes on your tax bill.
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