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If I were to get a job where  I was considered a Virtual Employee(with a big company) and Worked from my home. Is that considered a "sheltered environment"? Meaning would I get in trouble for working from home and make more than the poverty threshold?

 

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There is way more than working from home that qualifies it as sheltered. You would first have to have documented that you asked for accommodation, and the working from home would have to be determined

MileHigh Without providing any details of your disabilities, I would say Yes, you would "get in trouble." The simple fact working from home is a very common fact for millions of employees currently, y

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MileHigh Without providing any details of your disabilities, I would say Yes, you would "get in trouble." The simple fact working from home is a very common fact for millions of employees currently, you would have to show a lot more in terms of accommodations. Here's a good article to start from Hill & Ponton https://www.hillandponton.com/sheltered-employment-tdiu-benefits/

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There is way more than working from home that qualifies it as sheltered. You would first have to have documented that you asked for accommodation, and the working from home would have to be determined just for you. Then doctors statements, and employer statements about how the job had been significantly modified just for you

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