Health & Welfare

Agencies Issue Further Guidance on COVID-19

The Department of Labor, Department of Health and Human Services, and the IRS (the “Agencies”) have issued Frequently Asked Questions #43 (“FAQs”) regarding implementation of the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (the “FFCRA”), the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (the “CARES Act”), and other health coverage issues related to COVID-19.

IRS Issues Guidance on COVID-19 Leave Donation Programs

The IRS has issued Notice 2020-46 to explain the tax consequences of employer-based COVID-19 leave donation programs.