school.com’s article provides 5 tips on how to convince your hierarchy on allowing you to work remotely:
1. Other successful companies do it
2. Working from home saves you money, so you could go as far as giving up your next raise
3. Data shows that your productivity will go up
4. Show that you will get the job done
5. Make sure your boss values your work and will be happy to allow you to telecommute in order not to lose you.
read the full article: 5 ways to sell your boss on telecommuting