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Ivan Pereira has a detailed article for ABC News about employees who telecommute because of the pandemic being hit by state income taxes from more than one state, despite reciprocity agreements among the involved states, because of “convenience rules” for employers.
One of the most troublesome states is Massachusetts.
I don’t think that is a problem in the DC area with Maryland and Virginia where you pay tax based on where you live.
Some would say that his increases equity, because people who can work from home have less intrinsic risk of COVID.
CNBC has a related story by Darla Mercado from November 2020.
Deutsche Bank wants to levy a 5% “privilege tax” on those who work from home after the pandemic.