Work & Family Policy Database
Relating to Telecommuting
Bill: H.B. 120
Sponsor: McKelvey (D)
Date Introduced: 01/21/2011, carried over to 2012 session.
Referred to House Committee on Economic Revitalization and Business, and House Committee on Finance: 01/24/2011
Provides that employers who employ one or more full-time telecommuting workers may receive an income tax credit. The credit is a percentage of the employer’s costs related to allowing a worker to telecommute, multiplied by the number of workers who have telecommuted for the entire taxable year.
Amends counties' home rule powers to forbid counties from prohibiting or restricting any person from telecommuting, subject to specific limitations on the person's business activity.
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