Healthy & Safe Workplace Tax Credit


A healthy and safe workplace tax credit is needed to help businesses uphold cleanliness levels, protect employees, and give the public confidence when visiting facilities. According to the National Safety Council, employers have spent an average of US$5,208 per employee on various workplace safety practices since the COVID-19 pandemic began. Businesses and nonprofits already struggling financially should not have to decide between safety and going out of business.

The tax credit has bipartisan and bicameral support, and support from more than 50 trade associations representing a cross section of the economy. It would help businesses cover the cost of:

  • Cleaning, disinfecting, and air filtration solutions
  • Personal protective equipment (PPE)
  • Physical distancing and safety technologies, plexiglass, and other modifications
  • Employee training and certification.

Infographic: Why a Healthy and Safe Workplace Tax Credit is Needed

Take Action Today

Join ISSA in telling Congress to support S. 537, a commonsense proposal to help businesses provide a safe and sanitary environment for their workers and customers. This would give Americans the confidence and peace of mind to safely get back to work and revitalize our economy.

Contact your members of Congress TODAY.

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Join the Coalition

More than 50 groups across the U.S support a healthy and safe workplace tax credit. If your organization is interested in joining the list of supporters, please contact John Nothdurft, ISSA Director of Government Affairs.

Healthy & Safe Workplace Tax Credit Supporters

American Gaming Association

ISSA – The Worldwide Cleaning Industry Association

Academy of General Dentistry

NACS

American Car Rental Association

NAIOP, the Commercial Real Estate Development Association

American Society of Association Executives

National Association of Theatre Owners

American Society of Interior Designers

National Association of Truckstop Operators

American Hotel and Lodging Association

National Council of Nonprofits

Asian American Hotel Owners Association

National Grocers Association

Building Owners and Managers Association International

National Independent Venue Association

Building Service Contractors Association International

National Office Products Alliance

Energy Marketers of America

National Pest Management Association

Exhibitor Appointed Contractor Association

National Restaurant Association

Exhibition Services & Contractors Association

National Retail Federation

Experiential Designers and Producers Association

National Safety Council

FMI – The Food Industry Association

National Small Business Association

Go LIVE Together

Natural Products Association

Household & Commercial Products Association

North American Meat Institute

International Facility Management Association

Office Furniture Dealers Alliance

Independent Bakers Association

The Payroll Group

Independent Office Products & Furniture Dealers Association

Professional Beauty Association

Insights Association

The Real Estate Roundtable

International Association of Exhibitions and Events

Retail Industry Leaders Association

International Council of Shopping Centers

Small Business & Entrepreneurship Council

International Franchise Association

Society of Independent Show Organizers

International Health, Racquet & Sportsclub Association

The Sheet Metal and Air Conditioning Contractors National Association

International Safety Equipment Association

The Sheet Metal and Air Conditioning Contractors National Association

International WELL Building Institute

Virginia Small Business Partnership