Valery Hache / AFP via Getty ImagesAn employee of global PR group Sagarmatha – Hopscotch connects with colleagues in Paris via video chat from her home office in Nice, France, on May 15, 2020. Deutsche Bank is proposing a 5 percent tax on the salaries of people who work remotely. (Valery Hache / AFP via Getty Images)
Should people be punished for working from home?
In the age of coronavirus lockdowns and overly restrictive policies of left-wing politicians hoping to fight the disease, it would seem the answer to that question is an obvious no.
However, according to one investment banking company, anyone who works at home should be penalized with a “privilege” tax.
In a report unveiled by Frankfurt, Germany-based Deutsche Bank on Tuesday, the company proposed an additional 5 percent tax on the salaries of people working from home, with the idea being the tax money