Massachusetts Emergency Paid Leave Act Updates

AAFCPAs would like to remind clients that in September of 2021, the state of Massachusetts extended their Emergency Paid Sick Leave Act, requiring employers to make paid leave time available to employees. These COVID-19 paid leave obligations will now continue until April 1st, 2022. The act is effective Friday, May 28th, 2021, through April 1st, […]

Treasury, IRS guidance on reporting qualified sick & family leave wages

AAFCPAs would like make clients aware that the Treasury Department and the IRS issued guidance to employers about reporting on Form W-2 the amount of qualified sick and family leave wages paid to employees for leave taken in 2021. The notice provides guidance under recent legislation, including: the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA), as […]

American Rescue Plan: Provisions for Businesses

As you may know, President Biden signed the $1.9 trillion American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 (ARPA) into law on Thursday, March 11th. AAFCPAs has outlined, below, the key provisions for businesses, including those related to: Employee Retention Credits The Paycheck Protection Program Family and Sick Leave Credits Targeted Economic Injury Disaster Loans The Restaurant […]