“A lot of people are afraid that a home office deduction is inviting an audit,” said Mark Luscombe, principal federal tax analyst at Wolters Kluwer Tax & Accounting in Chicago. “My view on that is if you are entitled to the deduction you should claim it, as long as you follow the rules.”
Participants develop meaningful relationships with other people over fifty on the same path and learn from their cohort’s wisdom and experience,”
The genie is out of the bottle. Remote work is here to stay. Listen to Kerry narrate her top-selling book Great Pajama Jobs.
The workplace is transforming before our eyes. And jobs are the story, as populations world-wide continue to age and confront the impact of longevity and financial security.
Get a greater sense of who you are and what you want, and to have the vitality, confidence, and direction to create your next amazing chapter.
While the coronavirus pandemic is causing many older workers who have lost jobs, or who have been offered early retirement severance packages, to decide to leave the work force, others are shifting to entrepreneurship.
Ageism is alive and well in the workplace. It’s not going anywhere. It’s been here––it’s like the last ism that people don’t like to talk about it that much. They say, “Oh, we don’t have that in our company.”
One thing we lose when we work from home is the energy, engagement and positive vibes we get from laughing at a co-worker’s joke, making eye contact with someone and smiling, or kibitzing as we wait for the coffee to brew.
No question the challenges are greater for older workers who have lost a job. Employers may worry about their increased vulnerability to COVID-19 if they return to the office, their potential for higher healthcare costs, their ability to work with younger colleagues and whether their technology skills are up to date.
For millions of us, working from home has become the norm (millions of others have jobs that don’t permit that). But working remotely successfully takes some doing, as I learned while researching my new book, Great Pajama Jobs: Your Complete Guide to Working From Home.