Taylor Hobin

Self-Employed: “Tax Credits” for Qualified Emergency Family Leave and Sick Leave

April 6, 2020

The Service has recently issued tax guidance for self-employed individuals wishing to claim the equivalent credit allowed for leave claims under the Emergency Family Leave Act (“EFMLA”) and Emergency Paid Sick Leave Act (“EPSLA”). Part of a larger Q&A release on the EFMLA and EPSLA, the Service’s Questions 24 and 60-65 address self-employed persons.[1] While […]


A Guide for California Employers to the Emergency FMLA & the Emergency Paid Sick Leave Act

March 31, 2020

On March 18, 2020, the President signed the Emergency Family and Medical Leave Expansion Act (the “Emergency FML Act”) and the Emergency Paid Sick Leave Act (the “Emergency Sick Leave Act”), both of which are effective April 1, 2020. These Acts only apply to employers of under 500 employees and require that such employers provide qualified employees with federally […]