Authored by Troy Marine and Larry Mohr

Non-profits should pay special attention to the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (the Act). It includes a number of provisions, generally mandating employers with fewer than 500 employees to provide paid medical leave to employees impacted by COVID-19. The Act includes payroll tax credits to help employers defray the cost of providing these benefits to employees. Below are the key provisions likely to impact your non-profit organization:

  • Coronavirus emergency paid sick leave
  • Coronavirus emergency leave protection

These sections are available within our tax alert, Congress passes COVID-19-related tax relief. The Treasury Department will be providing guidance regarding the use and reporting of the payroll tax credits.

Tax developments and other advice will likely remain fluid in the coming days and weeks, so visit our Coronavirus Preparedness Resource Center periodically.

For more information on this topic, or to learn how Baker Tilly can help, please contact your Baker Tilly advisor.

The information provided here is of a general nature and is not intended to address the specific circumstances of any individual or entity. In specific circumstances, the services of a professional should be sought. Tax information, if any, contained in this communication was not intended or written to be used by any person for the purpose of avoiding penalties, nor should such information be construed as an opinion upon which any person may rely. The intended recipients of this communication and any attachments are not subject to any limitation on the disclosure of the tax treatment or tax structure of any transaction or matter that is the subject of this communication and any attachments.

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