I am told that from April-Dec of 2020 New York is not giving tax payers a credit for taxes paid in NJ if they worked from home from April -Dec. Therefore taxpayers are facing double taxation? Maybe this will get settled with the courts. Any suggestions on how a tax payer should withold for state purposes going forward? The plan is to work from home at least until July.
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What are the authoritative sources you were told to use? It's more a problem for someone who telecommutes from NJ for a NY employer than the other way around.
The governing sections are still NY Tax Law §620 and 20 CRR-NY 120. Pay special attention to the section that deals with sourcing rules.
For good measure, here's the latest guidance in relation to COVID-19 from NY (which really doesn't say much): https://www.tax.ny.gov/pit/file/nonresident-faqs.htm#telecommuting