President’s Corner
TelCoa thanks U.S. Representatives Jim Himes, Rosa DeLauro, and Elizabeth Esty for introducing the Multi-State Worker Tax Fairness Act, H.R. 4085, 113th Congress. We strongly support this crucial legislation. The bill would finally eliminate the telecommuter tax, a steep penalty often resulting in double taxation of income that interstate telecommuters earn at home. The telecommuter tax unfairly burdens telecommuters and their employers and limits telework adoption. Congress must make the Multi-State Worker Tax Fairness Act law! TelCoa and other advocates are working to secure the bill’s enactment, but we need your help! >>> Read More...
Guest Columnist
4 Great Examples of Telework’s Impact by: Brie Weiler Reynolds As champions of telecommuting and flexible work options for all, we certainly don’t have to tell TelCoa readers about the benefits of telework--we all know and love them. But as organizations like ours work to spread awareness of, and support for, flexible ways of working, it’s really important to remember the individuals for whom we work--the millions of professionals whose lives would be positively impacted by more access to telework and flexible jobs. At 1 Million for Work Flexibility, we hear daily from supporters about why they support the expansion of flexible work options for all. Here are four great examples of why work flexibility, including telework, is vitally important to individuals, to companies, and to society. >>> Read the entire blog at...
Hot Topics & Links
"Working from home not for everyone, but it can still be a 'win-win' for many workers and employers" is an article in the Cleveland Plain Dealer featuring TelCoa President Chuck Wilsker and Advisory Board member Diane Stegmeier. For the complete article, > click-here... -------------------------

John P. Fineran

Mr. Fineran started his technology industry career in 1998 with a business to business Internet Service Provider (ISP) in Silver Spring, Maryland. He was the leading sales person during his ten years with the company reaching revenues of over $25 million annually.  He was promoted to the position of Executive Vice President during his tenure.

Mr. Fineran is currently building his own technology firm – FinTel Communications – which opened in 2008.  FinTel Communications is your technology matchmaker; FinTel Communications connects you with the right technology vendors to achieve your business goals.  FinTel Communications offers you no cost technology matchmaking and fee-based consulting.  FinTel Communications continues to have a steady growth with its business clients.

In addition to the corporate life of Mr. Fineran, he is active in the local community.  Mr. Fineran believes that volunteer work is an important piece of one’s personal and corporate life. Mr. Fineran is a Board member for The First Tee Montgomery County which provides life lessons for children through learning the game of golf.  Additionally, Mr. Fineran is the co-Chair of Come Back to Bethesda, a car, motorcycle and truck show / fundraiser for the Children’s Inn at NIH, he co-chairs a committee of 20 plus business associates to put on the annual event.  Finally, Mr. Fineran is the President of both the University of Maryland Alumni Associations Montgomery County Club and the Terrapin Club chapter for Montgomery County.

Mr. Fineran holds a Bachelors of Science degree in Business from the University of Maryland.  When he has time, Mr. Fineran enjoys golf and traveling.

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