Beware of tax surprises if you work remotely
Abstract: The COVID-19 pandemic forced many employees to participate in a global experiment on the pros and cons of remote work. As a result, it’s here to stay for many businesses. A remote workforce offers distinct benefits, for employer and employees alike. But it’s important to keep in mind the tax implications. This article details potential tax surprises — for employees and employers — that may occur as a result of working remotely. A sidebar discusses whether remote workers can deduct business expenses.