As a commercial real estate company specializing in office property, webve been interested in watching how technology is changing the current workplace. Telecommuting is a huge business trend lately, as technology gives people the ability to work from homebor from nearly any place, for that matter. Naturally, this trend has been leading companies to opt for smaller office spaces since employees donbt need to be in the office all the time.

Some employees donbt even have to be in the office at all, allowing them to telecommute from another state. Sounds great for employers, right? But it may not be. According to a recent article in The Wall Street Journal, employers with out-of-state workers telecommuting may be responsible for paying a state corporate tax.

The article details a recent case involving a New Jersey company with an employee in Maryland and explains how that case may relate to other businesses and other states as well. We suggest you read it. It gives an interesting look at the whole issue of telecommuting.

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