The N.H.-Mass. Tax Fight Could Have Implications That Go Far Beyond Our Borders
Richard Jones was quoted in the article, "The N.H.-Mass. Tax Fight Could Have Implications That Go Far Beyond Our Borders," published by The Boston Globe [sub. req.].
At issue is whether the Massachusetts Department of Revenue can continue to collect income taxes from out-of-state workers stuck at home since last March because of COVID-19. The DOR says yes, it’s only temporary. Officials in income-tax-free New Hampshire say no way.
Rich comments that "I understand the Department of Revenue’s point of view: The agency’s main stated goal is to minimize the disruption that the pandemic could cause for employers, especially those with workforces now scattered to far-flung places. The longer the Massachusetts rule remains in place, he said, the tougher it will be to make that case."