Work & Family Policy Database
Telecommuting Tax Incentive
Bill: H.F. 969
Sponsor: Anderson (R)
Date Introduced: 03/09/2011, carried over to 2012 session.
Referred to House Committee on Taxes: 03/09/2011
Summary: Creates telecommuting tax credits that may be used to offset the costs of converting from a workplace employee to a telecommuting employee and to offset the ongoing costs of telecommuting. The credits, which are both equal to 10 percent of expenses up to $100, may be claimed by either the employer or the employee, but not both. The new credits would apply to workplaces employing at least ten full-time workers.
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