Small and midsize employers may begin using two new refundable payroll tax credits to obtain reimbursement for the costs of providing coronavirusrelated leave to their employees, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) and Internal Revenue Service (IRS) announced on March 20, 2020.
This relief is provided under the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (the Act), which was enacted on March 18, 2020. The Act provides funds for employers with fewer than 500 employees to provide paid leave, either for their employees’ own health needs or to care for their family members. The Act aims to help employers keep workers on their payrolls while ensuring that workers are not forced to choose between their paychecks and the public health measures needed to combat the coronavirus (COVID-19).
Join PA Chamber of Business and Industry us on March 27, 2020 – 11 am to 12:45 pm for PA Chamber’s free webinar Coronovarius and Small Business Next Steps and Best Practices.