The coronavirus pandemic has impacted everyone in different ways. While it has been difficult over the last year, filing your taxes could prove to be yet another hurdle in this pandemic. For those that have been telecommuting, there are likely going to be working from home tax complications.

Potential working from home tax problems

On this episode of the Taxgirl podcast, Kelly is joined by Timothy Speiss, the co-leader of EisnerAmper’s personal wealth advisors group. Kelly and Timothy break down some of the biggest potential problems people will face when filing their taxes this year. Whether you hunkered down out of state or simply live in a different state than where you work, working from home could further complicate things like your tax withholding amounts and which state you file with.

Listen to Kelly and Timothy talk about working from home taxes:

  • What tax concerns should employees and employers think about?
  • Tax apportionment factors
  • How changing where you live during the year impacts state taxes
  • What qualifies as residency for taxes?
  • Should you notify your employer when you change where you live?
  • What you should do if your employer didn’t change your residence
  • Working from home tax preparation advice
  • Check your pay stub for the correct withholding amounts
  • Correcting your employer not filing in the right state with tax credits
  • What can states use to prove your residency?

More about Kelly:

Kelly Phillips Erb created and hosts the Taxgirl podcast, your home for tax news, tax info, and tax policy. In each episode, she shares conversations about taxes, money, and the choices we make. Kelly is a tax attorney who works with taxpayers and tax practitioners like you every day. She helps folks out of tax jams, and hopefully, keeps others from getting into them.

You can find out more about Kelly here and you can follow her on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, and Linkedin.

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Kelly’s Website: Taxgirl

Timothy Speiss: EisnerAmper

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