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Is Your Business Ready for the District’s New Paid Family Leave Payroll Tax?

In less than two weeks, the Department of Employment Services will begin requiring District of Columbia employers to contribute to a fund pursuant to the Universal Paid Leave Amendment Act of 2016. The Act creates the Universal Paid Leave Implementation Fund, a paid family leave program funded by covered employers through a payroll tax. Required […]

New Tax for D.C. Employers Would Fund Paid Family Leave

The D.C. Council has proposed legislation that would provide most D.C. workers 16 weeks of paid leave after the birth or adoption of a child, to recover from an illness, to recuperate from a military deployment, or to tend to an ill family member.  The benefits would be funded by a new tax on employers, […]