Seasonal tax preparation employees; disqualifies employee from receiving unemployment compensation. (HB177)

Introduced By

Sen. Joe Morrissey (D-Richmond)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Eligibility of seasonal tax preparation service employees for unemployment benefits. Disqualifies a seasonal employee of a tax preparation firm from receiving unemployment compensation benefits outside of the tax preparation season, if the individual was notified in writing at the time of his hiring that his employment is only for the term of the tax preparation season. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/07/2010Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/10 10103080D
01/07/2010Referred to Committee on Commerce and Labor
01/26/2010Assigned C & L sub: #1
01/27/2010Impact statement from DPB (HB177)
02/16/2010Left in Commerce and Labor


Karen Cole writes:

Wouldn't this bill put an undue burden on companies preparing tax returns to have to provide full-time employment when there isn't a business need?

Virginia Society of CPAs, tracking this bill in Photosynthesis, notes:

The VSCPA opposes this bill. For more information please visit