IRS Provides New Guidance on Family Leave and Tax Credits 

The Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) provides small and midsize employers refundable tax credits that reimburse them for the cost of providing paid sick and family leave wages to their employees for leave related to COVID-19.  Today the IRS released new guidance on tax credits authorized in the “phase two” COVID-19 bill to help […]

US Department of Labor Issues Temporary Rule for the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA)

USDOL’s Wage and Hour Division has posted a preliminary version of a temporary rule issuing regulations pursuant to FFCRA. You can review the language of the temporary rule clicking here, however, please note the following disclaimer: “This temporary rule has been submitted to the Office of the Federal Register (OFR) for publication, and is currently […]

Additional Guidance on the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA)

Over the weekend, the US Department of Labor added additional Questions and Answers to the Families First Coronavirus Response Act: Questions and Answers. The updated Q&As address many key questions, and there are now 59 questions addressed, including answers to the following: If my employer closes my worksite on or after April 1, 2020 (the […]