Bill Targets Taxation of Nonresidents


States could face new limits on how they impose income taxes on nonresidents if a House proposal becomes law. Under the terms of the Mobile Workforce State Income Tax Fairness and Simplification Act of 2007 (HR 3359), introduced by Rep. Henry C. Johnson Jr., D-Ga., a state or locality could assess income taxes on an out-of-state worker’s wages only if the individual spends more than 60 days working in that state for the calendar year. Rep. Chris Cannon, R-Utah, is co-sponsoring the bill.

Some states currently tax individuals who work in the state for as little as one day. Several other states follow the 60-day rule that the federal legislation would make uniform. The full text of the bill is available at www.thomas.gov .

SPONSORED REPORT

CPEOs provide peace of mind around payroll services

The creation of these new IRS-certified service providers for small businesses clarifies some issues around traditional professional employer organizations.

QUIZ

Pronoun practice to help polish your prose

Using pronouns correctly in writing and speech can help you make a good impression. Try our 10-question quiz.