Vermont Willing to Pay $10000 for People to Move There

Government officials hope that Vermont’s high quality of life will draw out-of-state workers to relocate to the area

Government officials hope that Vermont’s high quality of life will draw out-of-state workers to relocate to the area

On Wednesday, Vermont passed a law that will pay people $10,000 to move to Vermont and work remotely for an out-of-state employer.

"We think Vermont is well-positioned to capitalize on the increase in the availability of remote work", said Michael Schirling, secretary of the Vermont Agency of Commerce and Community Development, according to the Burlington Free Press. The money can be spent on qualified expenses such as rental and relocation costs, computer equipment and software, internet access, and co-working space memberships.

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The grant program aims to revitalize Vermont's aging workforce by attracting out-of-state tech workers. He also said that more funds will be sought if the programme proves to be successful.

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Eligible workers can receive $5,000 per year, not to exceed a total of $10,000 over the life of the program, as part of the remote worker grant program.

Opinions about moving to Vermont were decidedly mixed. In March, Governor Scott and the Vermont Division of Tourism and Advertising introduced the so-called Keep-to-Keep initiative, which is meant to assist vacationers relocate to the state.

The first-come, first-served remote worker grants are only available to new residents who relocate on or after January 1, 2019.

If you're a remote worker, you're in luck.

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In 2020, this system is predicted to obtain as much as $250,000, then $125,000 in 2021. In March, Gov. Scott and the Vermont Department of Tourism and Marketing announced the Stay-to-Stay initiative, a program created to help tourists permanently relocate to the state.

Current residents aren't eligible.

Another program called Stay to Stay Weekends will let tourists network with employers, entrepreneurs, and realtors in the state on one of four weekends between April and October, The Hill reported.

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