States Battle Each Other Over Billions in Work-From-Home Taxes

Dec. 23, 2020, 10:03 PM

The worst fiscal crisis in decades is pitting U.S. states against one another over billions in taxes from residents working from home.

New Jersey and Connecticut on Tuesday joined a legal battle to stop neighboring states from taxing residents who -- due to the pandemic -- have stopped commuting over state lines and are now working remotely. The case, filed by New Hampshire against Massachusetts in October, has drawn more than a dozen friend-of-the-court briefs by states urging the U.S. Supreme Court to take up the challenge.

With states around the U.S. facing steep deficits and little federal aid in ...

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