Kansas Mandates Work From Home Reimbursement For Smartphones

December 09, 2022
Kansas Mandates Work From Home Reimbursement For Smartphones

We previously reported that 24 US states representing 170 million Americans are required to be reimbursed for the Work From Home costs associated with the Business Usage of their personal Smartphones and wireless plans.

The BYOD California Ruling In 2014 Was The Match That Started The Fire Of Work From Home Reimbursement : https://lnkd.in/ghsx7TJC

Kansas joins the following 12 US States that we have previously reported :

  1. California : https://lnkd.in/gS32C3hc
  2. New York State : https://lnkd.in/eJgmndcv
  3. Massachusetts : https://lnkd.in/ggkyhqmQ
  4. New Hampshire : https://lnkd.in/gmqUvzDz
  5. Maine : https://lnkd.in/geuViPAa
  6. Montana : https://lnkd.in/gkQvqGrx
  7. Vermont : https://lnkd.in/gKzKCupi
  8. Wyoming : https://lnkd.in/grPxvMJT
  9. North Dakota : https://lnkd.in/g_MtntKd
  10. South Dakota : https://lnkd.in/g8AnVZgd
  11. Washington DC : https://lnkd.in/gMDSUZuC
  12. Nebraska : https://lnkd.in/gPsrDZDP

The Trends Are Global :

1) Our original 24 US State Posting : https://lnkd.in/grvMjGT

2) Multiple EU countries following US : https://lnkd.in/gSFspzM

3) UK Government tabling legislation to mandate the right to Work From Home : https://lnkd.in/g-rFCQ_M

4) The Dutch government has made it a labour law right for everyone in Holland to Work From Home : https://lnkd.in/g5_asGj2

Will the above US states follow the Dutch and UK government's lead and make Work From Home an Employee Right at the state level?

The Global Need Is VERY REAL :

58% Of Americans Are Living Paycheck To Paycheck According To CNBC : https://lnkd.in/eT6ardeX

36% Of Americans Earning $100,000+ Are Living Paycheck To Paycheck According To CNBC : https://lnkd.in/eT6ardeX

30% Of Americans Earning $250,000+ Are Living Paycheck To Paycheck According To CNBC : https://lnkd.in/eT6ardeX

41% Of Americans Are Turning To Gig Economy & Side Hustling To Make Ends Meet : https://lnkd.in/es7DgWEy

1 In 4 Brits Are Skipping Meals According To Ipsos Research According To SkyNews & Ipsos Research :

500,000 UK Small Businesses Are On Track To Stop Trading In 2022 :

Nearly half of Canadians on the brink of insolvency : https://lnkd.in/eDPa3aFh

Before the pandemic and WFH started - Class action lawsuits for failure to adequately reimburse employees were spiking : https://lnkd.in/g4kJyBj

As a result of the pandemic - Class action lawsuits now off the charts (LA Times) due to failure to adequately reimburse for WFH and BYOD Smartphone Costs : https://lnkd.in/e7qN-EKm

Amazon loses request to dismiss Class Action Lawsuit by employees for the failure to reimburse for connectivity : https://lnkd.in/gmY8_dAS

The Above Speaks To Why Our Market Research Is So Strong :

1) 90% of employees surveyed feel that they should be reimbursed for the business use of their personal IT assets : https://lnkd.in/gDKStqVH

2) 85% of employees surveyed in used their Personal IT assets in 2021 for business purposes : https://lnkd.in/eHynfRuz

3) 59% of all employees surveyed get neither a cellphone nor reimbursement for BYOD : https://lnkd.in/gMrv--_j

How we create a win/win for employees & employers & their contractors : https://lnkd.in/gwWB6pYi

Creating A Win/Win For Employees & Employers via Cost Sharing :

Save $1,500 / Year By Not Carrying 2 Smartphones (Business & Personal) Employee Or Gig Worker :

Get Up To A $1,000 Tax Deduction Per Year (Employee Or Gig Worker) :

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Our Mobile Cost Management (MCM) Solution :

  1. 70% More cost effective than a Stipend for Smartphone Reimbursement
  2. 75% More cost effective than a Company provided phone
  3. Keeps companies labour law and tax law compliant
  4. Protects companies against class action lawsuits by their employees for failure to reimburse or adequately reimburse
  5. Keeps employees reimbursed & happy in a tax efficient lower cost way than a stipend or company provided phone
  6. Aligns your smartphone reimbursement policy to your mileage reimbursement policy. Tax authorities globally have required a mileage book for years and now require a "mileage book for connectivity costs" denoting the business vs. personal usage & cost

30 Second Explainer Videos On How We Lower Costs For Employees/Gig Workers & Employers :

Employee WFH / BYOD Reimbursement : https://lnkd.in/dvdupVwz
Employer WFH / BYOD Cost Savings : https://lnkd.in/dZ3wU9bW

Employee & Employer Cost Sharing For Win/Win : https://lnkd.in/grWgF8Tp
Carrying 2 Phones? Save $1,500 Annually On Cell Bills : https://lnkd.in/gCZXXXSM

Tax Deduction Changes For US Gig Workers : https://lnkd.in/ggAfRWhc
Tax Deduction Changes For Canadian Gig Workers : https://lnkd.in/gHFXa5nC
Tax Deduction Changes For Australian Gig Workers : https://lnkd.in/geT95ZTM

Gig Worker & Employee Tax Deduction/Reimbursement For Previous Years : https://lnkd.in/dG5MPP3X
Canadian Employee Tax Deduction Up To $1,000 : https://lnkd.in/gUhm-chC

Non-Canadian Employee & Gig Worker tax deduction : https://lnkd.in/gD5eEke

Get $30 to $80 / Month Tax Free In The Form Of Reimbursement Or Tax Deduction : https://lnkd.in/gQzB8ujx

Smartphone global tax trends : https://lnkd.in/dbvArumk