On March 10, 2021 Congress passed the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) of 2021, which was signed into law on March 11th. The ARPA attempts to address and help mitigate some of the far-reaching financial impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic. Some of these changes had an impact on the rules for employers regarding paid leave under the Families First Coronavirus Relief Act.

Take a moment to watch this quick video overview to ensure you are in compliance with the new rules in order to be eligible for the employer tax credit under the FFCRA. For a more detailed breakdown, download Changes to FFCRA Employee Leave Under the ARPA.