Bloomberg Tax
Aug. 31, 2021, 8:46 AM

Remote Workers Face Tax Headaches as States Split on More Relief

Sam McQuillan
Sam McQuillan

Companies with workers punching in from a smattering of different zip codes during the pandemic continue to receive mixed messages on where they owe taxes on employee income.

South Carolina is the latest state to announce it will continue to excuse income taxes on nonresident workers who came into the state to work remotely during the pandemic. Recent state guidance extends the previous September deadline to end of year. It follows similar extensions from Maine, Kansas, and Rhode Island. In other places like New Jersey, Pennsylvania, relief is running out.

These states will soon go after taxes on wages stemming ...