Sick Leave Requirement Under FFCRA

March 27, 2020 Posted by: Category: Blog No comments

SICK LEAVE IS REQUIRED UNDER THE NEW FAMILIES FIRST CORONOVIRUS RESPONSE ACT  (FFCRA)

For all the information on sick leave due to the Coronavirus, the best information is in the flyer put out by the Department of Labor here: https://www.dol.gov/sites/dolgov/files/WHD/posters/FFCRA_Poster_WH1422_Non-Federal.pdf

The short summary is that an employer with fewer than 500 employees must comply with these requirements.   The Current federal Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA) already addresses requirements for those employing more than 500.

The law will credit employers for this pay when filing their Quarterly Payroll reports (we believe on the form 941).  Essentially, the employer is fronting the cost that will be paid by the Federal Government.

This poster is required to be sent to all your employees, so be sure to give them a link or download a copy and email it to all your employees.

 

Keep checking back here for more COVID-19 Tax Updates and FAQs.

 

 

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Paul Dion - Speaker, Author, and Tax Advisor - has been planning and preparing returns for business owners for over 25 years with a specialty in helping real estate agents and investors. His passion is to help business owners legally pay the least amount of tax using court-tested and IRS-approved tax strategies. In addition, he continues to advance service offerings to include income saving strategies designed to deliver higher profits to your business.