Connecticut Lawmakers Readily Approve Telecommuter Tax Break

March 1, 2021, 9:27 PM

Connecticut lawmakers have approved a bill aimed at protecting telecommuters from state double taxation, while they watch for the Supreme Court to settle the remote-worker tax battle brewing among states.

The bill (HB 6516) passed the Senate 29-7 on Monday after passing the House on Feb. 24; it had skipped committee votes and sailed directly to the chambers. It now heads to Gov. Ned Lamont (D), who has said he will sign it.

Lamont asked lawmakers for the bill after New York announced in October 2020 that it would require telecommuting workers who live outside the state to ...

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