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New Tool to Determine Eligibility for Paid COVID-19 Sick Leave

The U.S. Department of Labor released an online tool for employees to use to determine if they qualify for paid sick leave or paid family and medical leave for issues ...
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Benefits.gov Coronavirus Resources

Benefits.gov, a cross-governmental collaboration across many federal agencies, is an online resource consolidating federal benefits. It is intended to be the official ...
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FAQs Address Health Plan COVID-19 Implementation

The U.S. Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services, and Treasury released joint frequently asked questions about the implementation coronavirus relief guidance. ...
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Changes to PPP Loan Program

On June 5, 2020, President Trump signed into law the Paycheck Protection Program Flexibility Act (PPPFA) which gives employers increased flexibility when using Paycheck ...
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Employer Tax Credits

The IRS offers three new tax credits for COVID-19 related matters.
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Changes Available for FSAs

Flexible Spending Account (FSA) plans are now allowed to make temporary, new plan design changes to give employees flexibility during the COVID-19 pandemic. The changes ...
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IRS Relaxes Cafeteria Plan and FSA Rules for COVID-19

The Internal Revenue Service issued guidance allowing temporary changes to cafeteria plan rules resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic. The guidance increases the ability ...
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Extension of Benefit Plan Timeframes Due to COVID-19 Outbreak

This week, the U.S. Department of Labor, Internal Revenue Service and Department of Treasury jointly issued a Final Rule extending certain timeframes for employee ...
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Tax Credit for COVID-19 Related Leave

The Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) provides refundable tax credits to businesses with fewer than 500 employees reimbursing them dollar-for-dollar for ...
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IRS Suggests Safe Security Protocol

With more people working from home, the IRS warns tax professionals and other service providers to take additional security steps to protect private data.
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