Income tax, corporate; telework expenses tax credit. (HB2197)

Introduced By

Del. Barbara Comstock (R-McLean)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Income tax; telework expenses tax credit. Provides a tax credit to employers for expenses incurred in allowing employees to telework pursuant to a signed telework agreement for taxable years beginning on or after January 1, 2012, but before January 1, 2014. An employer would be eligible for a credit of up to $1,200 per teleworking employee, depending on the number of days per month an employee will telework. The total credit amount any one employer may take for 2012 and 2013 is $50,000. The aggregate amount of tax credits that will be issued is capped at $1 million annually for taxable years 2012 and 2013. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/12/2011Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/12/11 11102523D
01/12/2011Referred to Committee on Finance
01/17/2011Assigned Finance sub: #3
01/27/2011Impact statement from TAX (HB2197)
01/28/2011Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment(s) (5-Y 0-N)
02/02/2011Reported from Finance with amendments (19-Y 2-N) (see vote tally)
02/04/2011Read first time
02/07/2011Read second time
02/07/2011Committee amendments agreed to
02/07/2011Engrossed by House as amended HB2197E
02/07/2011Printed as engrossed 11102523D-E
02/08/2011Read third time and passed House (89-Y 10-N)
02/08/2011VOTE: PASSAGE (89-Y 10-N) (see vote tally)
02/09/2011Constitutional reading dispensed
02/09/2011Referred to Committee on Finance
02/11/2011Impact statement from TAX (HB2197E)
02/15/2011Reported from Finance with amendments (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/16/2011Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/16/2011Read third time
02/16/2011Reading of amendments waived
02/16/2011Committee amendments agreed to
02/16/2011Engrossed by Senate as amended
02/16/2011Passed Senate with amendments (38-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/16/2011Reconsideration of Senate passage agreed to by Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/16/2011Passed Senate with amendments (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/16/2011Placed on Calendar
02/16/2011Senate amendments agreed to by House (88-Y 1-N)
02/16/2011VOTE: ADOPTION (88-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
02/22/2011Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB2197ER)
02/22/2011Signed by Speaker
02/23/2011Signed by President
03/02/2011Impact statement from TAX (HB2197ER)
03/23/2011G Approved by Governor-Chapter 409 (effective 7/1/11)
03/23/2011G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0409)


This bill was discussed on the floor of the General Assembly. Below is all of the video that we have of that discussion, 2 clips in all, totaling 2 minutes.