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New tax credit rewards companies that offer paid FMLA leave in 2018 and 2019

The federal Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 contains an often-overlooked tax credit for employers that provide qualifying types of paid leave to their full- and part-time employees. The credit is available to any employer, regardless of size, if:

  • The employer provides at least 2 weeks of paid family and medical leave annually for employees who have been with the company for at least 12 months
  • The paid leave is at least 50 percent of the wages normally paid to the employee

The IRS has issued a set of frequently asked questions and a notice to help employers understand …

How employers can help employees after a natural disaster

In recent months we have seen a significant number of natural disasters – from Hurricanes Irma to Harvey to Maria and the massive wild fires crossing Northern California. Our colleague, Abby Brothers, shares the tax-free options employers can use to support their employees and communities. Check out her full post on Employee Benefits Law Report, Federal disaster relief available to employees in aftermath of natural disasters.”…

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