Remote-Work Tax No Longer an Issue, Massachusetts Tells Justices

June 15, 2021, 9:13 PM

Massachusetts urged the U.S. Supreme Court again on Tuesday not to take up New Hampshire’s complaint against the state’s pandemic-related income tax, especially now that the tax is in its sunset phase.

Gov. Charlie Baker (R) pronounced Massachusetts’ Covid-19 emergency over on Tuesday—an occasion that triggers the sunsetting of Massachusetts’ taxes on the income of people who previously worked in the state but have worked elsewhere during the coronavirus pandemic. The tax applies to remote work done from March 2020 through 90 days after the end of the emergency.

The sunset “underscores the arguments why this dispute fails to rise ...

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