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August 31, 2020

Treasury Department Issues Guidance on Payroll Tax Deferral

On August 28, 2020, the U.S. Department of the Treasury issued guidance for employers with respect to the deferral of the employee portion of certain payroll taxes.

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August 10, 2020

White House Takes Executive Action on Unemployment Insurance, Payroll Taxes

On August 8, 2020, the president signed several executive memoranda and an order addressing the continued economic havoc of the COVID-19 pandemic, two of which are of direct interest to employers.

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August 5, 2020

Massachusetts Department of Paid Family and Medical Leave Releases Final Regulations

Following a truncated period of public comment and hearings, the Massachusetts Department of Family and Medical Leave released the final regulations under the Massachusetts Paid Family and Medical Leave Law (PFML), effective July 24, 2020.

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August 5, 2020

New Wisconsin Unemployment Insurance Charging Process Requires Immediate Employer Action

Act 185 made a host of changes to Wisconsin’s UI program. A state agency recently announced that it will require an employer to take action to continue to take advantage of the law’s non-charging benefit.

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June 12, 2020

IRS Issues Guidance on PTO Donations to Charity

In Notice 2020-46, the IRS explains how employees can forgo their paid time off balances to allow their employers to make donations to charities that are assisting individuals impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.

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May 27, 2020

Agencies Issue New Interim Final Rules on PPP Loan Forgiveness and Loan Review Process

On May 22, 2020, the SBA and Department of the Treasury issued two Interim Final Rules implementing the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) provisions of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act).

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May 20, 2020

Paycheck Protection Program Loan Forgiveness Application Provides Long-Awaited Clarity

On May 15, 2020, the Small Business Administration (SBA), in consultation with the Department of the Treasury, released the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) Loan Forgiveness Application accompanied by detailed instructions.

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May 8, 2020

IRS Reverses Course on Employee Retention Credit for Qualified Health Plan Expenses

The IRS has changed its position and will allow employers to receive a tax credit for paying health care plan premiums for employees on furlough.

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May 1, 2020

New Guidance Sheds Light on the Employee Retention Credit

The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) and Joint Committee on Taxation have issued new guidance to help clarify employer requirements for claiming the Employee Retention Credit (ERC) under the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act.

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April 21, 2020

DOL Clarifies That Gig Workers Can Qualify for COVID-19 Unemployment Benefits When Their Work Dries Up

The Department of Labor has clarified that gig workers qualify as “unemployed” under the Pandemic Unemployment Assistance (PUA) Program when they lose a significant amount of business because of COVID-19.

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