FAQs About Paid Leave Under the American Rescue Plan Act

The American Rescue Plan Act was passed and signed into law by President Biden on Mar. 11, 2021. The Act extends and expands payroll tax credits until Sept. 30, 2021, for employers who voluntarily provide paid sick and family leave under the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA). As more employers consider whether to provide this paid leave, and therefore be eligible for the payroll tax credits, additional questions have arisen.

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