Blog Posts for January 2018

What the New U.S. Tax Law Means for Employee Benefits

January 15, 2018

Repeal of the individual mandate provision in the Affordable Care Act, new tax credits related to the Family and Medical Leave Act, and elimination of some “fringe benefits” including employer-provided commuting and parking benefits: These are just some of the changes from the sweeping tax overhaul legislation signed into law late last month. 

Although tax and HR benefits experts are still interpreting the full impact of the new provisions, it is imperative for employers to know which of their programs may be cut or eliminated.

New York Paid Family Leave Law

January 2, 2018

New York Paid Family Leave ("PFL") took effect on January 1, 2018. It is considered the most comprehensive Paid Family Leave policy in the country. New York employers under this policy are those with one or more employees working on each of at least 30 days in any calendar year. Eligible employees will receive paid family leave to care for a qualified person.

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