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2409, 2020

DOL Issues Revised FFCRA Paid Leave Rule

September 24, 2020|

Please note: Congress did not extend the FFCRA’s leave provisions into 2021. However, the relief package extends the FFCRA tax credit, which reimburses employers for the cost of providing FFCRA leave, through March 31, 2021. [...]

1709, 2020

IRS Form 1099-NEC Is Back

September 17, 2020|

This summer, the IRS made a change to 1099 miscellaneous income reporting for 2020, reactivating Form 1099-NEC while retaining 1099-MISC. Employers who pay independent contractors $600 or more in 2020 will associate wages with one [...]

2808, 2020

Employee Payroll Tax Deferral

August 28, 2020|

On Saturday, August 8, 2020, the president signed a memorandum directing the secretary of the treasury to defer withholding, deposit, and payment of employee Social Security payroll tax obligations for certain wages or compensation paid [...]

2508, 2020

CDC Guidance for Reopening Offices

August 25, 2020|

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) issued two recent guidelines to better prepare employers for reopening offices during COVID-19. The CDC suggests reviewing their detailed interim guidance as the first set of guidelines, [...]

3107, 2020

Tennessee Enacts Pregnant Workers Fairness Act

July 31, 2020|

After years of work by women's rights advocates, the state of Tennessee provided stronger legal protections for pregnant women by enacting the Tennessee Pregnant Workers Fairness Act (Senate Bill 2520). The law, which goes into [...]

1906, 2020

Flexibility Act Modifies PPP Loan Terms for Borrowers

June 19, 2020|

Congress passed the Paycheck Protection Program Flexibility Act of 2020, (“PPP Flexibility Act”) on June 5, 2020, to give employers more flexibility relating to the forgiveness of loans under the Paycheck Protection Program (“PPP”). Fundamental [...]