Reopening Businesses

Essential Workforce Support Initiative

Essential Workforce Support Initiative: Incentivize businesses to classify a portion of their workforce (employees and independent contractors) as "essential workforce". This will ensure business continuity and help stabilize businesses and their workforce during and after a pandemic

Business Incentives:

 Reduce regulations and employer liability exposures for this class

 Reduce Payroll taxes on bonus pay

Workforce Incentives:

 Make commuting expenses tax deductible

 Additional childcare expense deductions

 Reduce taxes on bonus earnings


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Idea No. 2728