Claiming the New Employer Tax Credit for Family and Medical Leave

October 2, 2018
Medical Leave

A new tax credit sweetens the deal for companies offering paid family and medical leave.

The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) establishes a new federal income tax credit for employers that provide qualifying paid family and medical leave benefits to their employees. This credit is only available for two employer tax years — those beginning between January 1, 2018 and December 31, 2019 — unless Congress extends the deal. Here are some FAQs about this tax break.   Read more