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Short Titles as Introduced

Mobile Workforce State Income Tax Simplification Act of 2017

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Official Titles as Introduced

A bill to limit the authority of States to tax certain income of employees for employment duties performed in other States.

Actions Overview (1)

03/07/2017Introduced in Senate

All Actions (2)

06/14/2017Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship. Hearings held. Hearings printed: S.Hrg. 115-101.
Action By: Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship
03/07/2017Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.
Action By: Senate

Cosponsors (61)

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CosponsorDate Cosponsored
Sen. Brown, Sherrod [D-OH]* 03/07/2017
Sen. Roberts, Pat [R-KS]* 03/07/2017
Sen. Blunt, Roy [R-MO]* 03/07/2017
Sen. Blumenthal, Richard [D-CT]* 03/07/2017
Sen. Tillis, Thom [R-NC]* 03/07/2017
Sen. Booker, Cory A. [D-NJ]* 03/07/2017
Sen. Perdue, David [R-GA]* 03/07/2017
Sen. Reed, Jack [D-RI]* 03/07/2017
Sen. Hoeven, John [R-ND]* 03/07/2017
Sen. Stabenow, Debbie [D-MI]* 03/07/2017
Sen. Barrasso, John [R-WY]* 03/07/2017
Sen. Murray, Patty [D-WA]* 03/07/2017
Sen. Heller, Dean [R-NV]* 03/07/2017
Sen. Ernst, Joni [R-IA]* 03/07/2017
Sen. Donnelly, Joe [D-IN]* 03/07/2017
Sen. Isakson, Johnny [R-GA]* 03/07/2017
Sen. Hassan, Margaret Wood [D-NH]* 03/07/2017
Sen. Boozman, John [R-AR]* 03/07/2017
Sen. King, Angus S., Jr. [I-ME] 03/21/2017
Sen. Fischer, Deb [R-NE] 03/28/2017
Sen. Capito, Shelley Moore [R-WV] 03/28/2017
Sen. Klobuchar, Amy [D-MN] 04/03/2017
Sen. Corker, Bob [R-TN] 04/24/2017
Sen. Peters, Gary C. [D-MI] 04/27/2017
Sen. Collins, Susan M. [R-ME] 05/04/2017
Sen. Udall, Tom [D-NM] 05/08/2017
Sen. Menendez, Robert [D-NJ] 05/08/2017
Sen. Moran, Jerry [R-KS] 05/09/2017
Sen. Whitehouse, Sheldon [D-RI] 05/09/2017
Sen. Flake, Jeff [R-AZ] 05/11/2017
Sen. Baldwin, Tammy [D-WI] 05/15/2017
Sen. Young, Todd C. [R-IN] 05/17/2017
Sen. Nelson, Bill [D-FL] 05/22/2017
Sen. Crapo, Mike [R-ID] 05/24/2017
Sen. Risch, James E. [R-ID] 05/25/2017
Sen. Heinrich, Martin [D-NM] 06/05/2017
Sen. Rubio, Marco [R-FL] 06/05/2017
Sen. Johnson, Ron [R-WI] 06/14/2017
Sen. Cantwell, Maria [D-WA] 06/19/2017
Sen. Rounds, Mike [R-SD] 06/21/2017
Sen. Cruz, Ted [R-TX] 06/21/2017
Sen. Cotton, Tom [R-AR] 06/22/2017
Sen. Portman, Rob [R-OH] 06/22/2017
Sen. Leahy, Patrick J. [D-VT] 06/26/2017
Sen. Shaheen, Jeanne [D-NH] 06/29/2017
Sen. Murphy, Christopher [D-CT] 06/29/2017
Sen. Schatz, Brian [D-HI] 07/10/2017
Sen. Daines, Steve [R-MT] 07/10/2017
Sen. Grassley, Chuck [R-IA] 07/18/2017
Sen. Hirono, Mazie K. [D-HI] 07/26/2017
Sen. Scott, Tim [R-SC] 07/27/2017
Sen. Lee, Mike [R-UT] 08/03/2017
Sen. Cardin, Benjamin L. [D-MD] 09/12/2017
Sen. McCain, John [R-AZ] 09/18/2017
Sen. Toomey, Pat [R-PA] 10/17/2017
Sen. Graham, Lindsey [R-SC] 11/06/2017
Sen. Cortez Masto, Catherine [D-NV] 12/07/2017
Sen. Cochran, Thad [R-MS] 12/18/2017
Sen. Wicker, Roger F. [R-MS] 12/18/2017
Sen. Hyde-Smith, Cindy [R-MS] 05/17/2018
Sen. Van Hollen, Chris [D-MD] 06/18/2018

Committees (2)

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Committee / Subcommittee Date Activity Reports
Senate Finance03/07/2017 Referred to
Senate Small Business and Entrepreneurship06/14/2017 Hearings by

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Subjects (4)

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Introduced in Senate (03/07/2017)

Mobile Workforce State Income Tax Simplification Act of 2017

This bill prohibits the wages or other remuneration earned by an employee who performs employment duties in more than one state from being subject to income tax in any state other than: (1) the state of the employee's residence, and (2) the state within which the employee is present and performing employment duties for more than 30 days during the calendar year.

The bill exempts employers from state income tax withholding and information reporting requirements for employees not subject to income tax in the state under this bill. For the purposes of determining penalties related to an employer's state income tax withholding or reporting requirements, an employer may rely on an employee's annual determination of the time expected to be spent working in a state in the absence of fraud or collusion by such employee.

For the purposes of this bill, the term "employee" excludes: professional athletes; professional entertainers; production employees who perform services in connection with certain film, television, or other commercial video productions; and public figures who are persons of prominence who perform services for wages or other remuneration on a per-event basis.