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Shc 34 duty of care and Claiming the Credit Effective Date Here are some of the more helpful bits of guidance. Required policy provision — non-interference. The Notice provides some sample language for a policy provision that will satisfy this requirement.
So, for example, a paid leave policy that allows an employee to use the paid leave for vacation as well as FMLA leave reasons would not qualify for the tax credit. Any leave time taken to care for a spouse, for example, will qualify for the tax credit, while other time taken to care for a sibling will not, even it the employee provides a pay benefit for both.
Any paid leave provided pursuant to that policy will qualify for the tax credit even though other FMLA leave reasons are not covered. If your company is considering taking advantage of this tax credit, do yourself a favor and read the full Notice.
Remember, Matrix is not a tax or financial advisor, so you need to: Consult your tax advisor. As with all things tax-related, you should consult with your tax advisor to determine whether your existing plan is covered by the new paid leave tax credit or what changes you need to make to qualify.
Consult your financial advisor. Consider benefits beyond monetary. In this day of strong competition for good employees, remember that a superior benefits package can be a lure. But, with the tax credit scheduled to last only two years, also consider whether your company can continue the benefit if the tax credit expires on December 31, Even if the law is extended by 3 years as proposed by Senate billtaking away the benefit might not be a good employee relations move at a later date.
As state and federal programs proliferate, Matrix provides leave, disability, and accommodation management services to employers seeking a comprehensive and compliant solution to these complex employer obligations.
We monitor the many leave laws being passed around the country and specialize in understanding how they work together. If you have questions, contact your Account Manager or ping matrixcos. The most recent news is 2 tidbits from Washington State. Voluntary Plans Now Being Accepted.
A voluntary plan must be approved by the state before it is effective. As of September 17, the state is accepting applications for approval of voluntary plans. Employers can apply and file their plans for approval here.
That site also provides lots of helpful information for employers considering a voluntary plan. Matrix will offer administration of voluntary plans for our clients. We anticipate this will be ready for client review by approximately October 1 — but it is a detailed process so bear with us as we work to develop a top-notch plan.
Sounds dry — and it is — but these rules, once finalized, give employers and TPAs like Matrix more detailed information regarding how to comply with the Washington paid family and medical leave law.
The Employment Security Department ESD is charged with developing the rules and, ultimately, administering and enforcing the law. We wrote about the rules in a prior blog post. At that time ESD was only planning on 4 rulemaking phases.
This has now been expanded to 6 phases. The details change periodically as circumstances necessitate. You can keep an eye on the timeline — if you care to!
All proposed and final rules are also available on that page. The Phase Three Proposed Rules cover benefit applications and benefit eligibility. Here are some highlights: This appears to create a situation where, for foreseeable leave other than bonding, the employee only has 11 months in which to take the leave, since the claim year includes the day advance notice period.
Employee notice to employer: An employee must give notice of the need for leave at least 30 days in advance for foreseeable leave, and as soon as practicable when the employee becomes aware of the need for leave less than 30 days in advance.ARTICLE 4.
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