Governor Charlie Baker has proposed what is likely the first of its kind in the nation: a tax credit for employers for letting workers telecommute. The proposal is aimed at reducing congestion on Massachusetts’ roadways and mass transit—particularly in the Boston area—and is part of an $18 billion transportation bond bill that Baker unveiled on July 25. Under the proposal, an employer would get a $2,000 tax credit for every employee who telecommutes or otherwise works closer to home rather ...
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