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Nov. 11, 2020, 1:31 PM

You Should Pay Tax for Working From Home, Deutsche Bank Says (1)

Ksenia Galouchko
Ksenia Galouchko
Bloomberg News

Choosing to earn a living from home once the pandemic ends is a privilege that you should pay for, according to strategists from Deutsche Bank AG’s research arm.

“Working from home will be part of the ‘new normal’ well after the pandemic has passed,” the strategists led by Luke Templeman wrote in a note. “We argue that remote workers should pay a tax for the privilege.”

The team propose a 5% levy for those who work from home on a regular basis and not because of a government lockdown mandate. Such a measure could raise $48 billion a year in ...