The Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) includes provisions requiring certain employers to provide their employees with paid sick leave or expanded family and medical leave for specified reasons related to COVID-19. To help offset the expense to such businesses, tax credits will be available to mid-sized employers (500 employees and fewer) if they provide their workers with paid leave through the pandemic. At the same time, the law also exempts smaller companies from some of these provisions. Here’s the guidance from the Department of Labor.
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