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Ted Bernert Comments on Disputes over City Wage Taxes as Work-From-Home Policies Persist

News / December 23, 2020

Partner Ted Bernert is quoted in an article published on Dec. 23, 2020, by Bloomberg’s Daily Tax Report. The article, “Cities the Next Frontier in Work-From-Home Tax Rule Disputes,” reports on issues and lawsuits facing municipalities that impose city wage taxes even though a large part of the workforce has spent months working from home.

The situation raises questions for what’s next for city and state tax policy after pandemic orders are lifted, and many employees continue working from home, Bernert told the publication. Municipalities are “going to have to look at different ways to generate revenues” after the pandemic, he said and added “it’s the elephant in the room.”

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