Virtual Offices Help Virginia Small Businesses Win Tax Incentives
VIRGINIA BEACH, VA-Want tax credits in 2012 and 2103? Try telecommuting. The state of Virginia is offering an incentive for businesses and employees that work remotely instead of driving—or busing—to work.
It’s called the Telework!VA program. It’s designed to help your company offset the cost of starting up or expanding a telework program. If your business qualifies, you could get up to $50,000 in tax credits.
Federal Workers Could Benefit from D.C. Virtual OfficesIs the federal government adopting teleworking? Yes, in increasing numbers. The new law that was recently passed should help spur adoption. But where were we before the law?
According to a study from Booz Allen Hamilton, less than 6 percent of all full-time federal workers telework even one day a month—just 102,900 federal employees of the 1.9 million on the government payroll w... Read more
Financial Planners Increasingly Use Virtual Office SpaceAbout 20 percent of financial planning firms with between one and five employees offer telecommuting. And about 21 percent of financial planning firms with six to 30 employees and 27 percent of firms with 31 or more employees offer this alternative workplace strategy. So says the 2010-2011 Financial Planning Survey from the Financial Planning Association.
Those are points highlighted in an article in Financial Planning called, “... Read more
Fortune’s Best Companies Offer Telecommuting OptionsFortune magazine’s “100 Best Companies to Work for in 2011” offers a not-so-surprising trend; not-so-surprising if you’ve been following the rise of virtual office space.
Eighty-two percent of companies in the top 100 offer telecommuting options. Within that 82 percent, 10 companies stand out as having the highest percentage of regular telecommuters. A regular telecommu... Read more