The tax bill will provide tax relief to businesses that offer a 4-day work week

A new proposal in Annapolis would force companies to offer four-day work weeks in exchange for tax breaks. It is common for nurses and many other professions to work a four-day workday, and now state lawmakers are considering supporting the idea. Finding the right work-life balance is underway in 2023, and some people think the four-day work week will help.” Brandon Clark, an employee, allows people to do extra work on the third day off,” said Mike Hardesty, an employee. –The Work Week Act of 2023 (House Bill 181) would create a two-year pilot program to measure whether benefits should be made an option under state law , and participating businesses will receive an income tax break.” tax credit for companies that change to a four-day work week, including the infrastructure they need to support them and to collect data to determine whether the pilot was successful or not,” said the bill’s sponsor, Montgomery County Delegate Vaughn Stewart, D-District 19. The bill provides $750,000 in tax breaks for the bee lot program. .Cynthia McBride, a small business owner, said she doesn’t believe the program will be voluntary. an art gallery open seven days a week. Most of his employees are part-time and work four to five days a week. “Once the government gets something on the books and approves it, it can continue to be changed and improved, added to, taken away,” McBride said. Stewart said he believes that in this tough economy where businesses are struggling to find workers, four days work would be a nice incentive.” This could be an amazing opportunity that will not only more attractive, but employees need to be more flexible,” he said. said. “Studies have shown that it increases employee productivity and happiness, and many companies are showing interest.”

A new proposal in Annapolis would encourage companies to offer four-day workdays in exchange for tax breaks.

Nurses and many other professions often work a four-week workday, and now state lawmakers are considering supporting the idea. The search for the right work-life balance is underway in 2023, and some think the four-day workday will help.

“I agree that four working days will, one, be more productive for people. They will not burn out so much and they will be able to spend more time at home with their families, “said Brandon Clark, an employee.

“It allows people to do extra things on that third day,” said Mike Hardesty, an employee.

Of the Four Day Week Rule of 2023 (House Bill 181) will conduct a two-year pilot program to test whether the benefit should become an option under state law, and participating businesses will receive a tax break. of income.

“The pilot program not only includes a tax credit for companies moving to a four-day work week, but also includes and the infrastructure they need to support them as well as the collection of data to determine if the pilot was successful or not,” said the bill. sponsor, Montgomery County Representative Vaughn Stewart, D-District 19.

The bill is $750,000 to set aside the pilot program.

Cynthia McBride, a small business owner, said she didn’t believe the program would be voluntary.

“The regulation of the way businesses run their businesses, the micro-management is worrying,” said Cynthia McBride, a business owner.

McBride runs a studio that is open seven days a week. Most of his employees are part-time and work four to five days a week.

“Once the government gets something on the books and approves it, it can continue to be changed and improved, added to, taken away,” McBride said.

Stewart said he believes that in this tough economy where businesses are struggling to find workers, the four-day work day will be an attractive incentive.

“This can be an amazing opportunity that will not only be more interesting, but the workers need to be more flexible,” he said. “Studies have shown that it increases employee productivity and happiness, and many companies are showing interest.”

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