Tax Warrior Chronicles

Telecommuting - Payroll Issues for Pennsylvania Businesses and Employees

Posted on Fri, Oct 30, 2020

Clare Porreca, CPA, MT

 

Working from home has created a host of state and local tax issues that businesses cannot ignore. Pennsylvania’s numerous local tax jurisdictions create an extra layer of complexity. As pandemic-influenced telecommuting remains prevalent, Pennsylvania employers and employees should revisit their policies regarding PA local tax withholding.

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Working From Home in New Jersey? You Just Created Tax Nexus!

Posted on Mon, May 07, 2012

Nexus generally means a connection.  In tax law, it's used to indicate the degree to which a business has presence in a state or locality, which may subject it to tax there.  Telecommutting has blurred the lines of what "presence" in a state or locality means for many businesses.  A recent Tax Court decision in New Jersey clarifies that State's position on the subject.

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