Introducing the NEW Massachusetts
Paid Family & Medical Leave (PFML)
Effective October 1, 2019
Did you know about the new law that will affect all of us soon?
Beginning in January of 2021, most workers will be eligible for up to:
12 weeks of paid family leave
20 weeks of paid medical leave
This change in a year and a half affects each of us now. We will see this deduction beginning October 1, 2019. This law affects both Employers and Employees.
Sign and return appropriate notice from your employer
Payroll deductions begin October 1, 2019
Register and Set-up Witholding Account with Mass DOR
Determine Number of covered indivduals and appropriate withholding rates
Have employees and 1099-misc contractors sign and return appropriate notice
Employees Notice - fewer than 25
Employees Notice - 25 and over
1099 Notice - fewer than 25
1099 Notice - 25 and over
Begin Appropriate witholding on October 1, 2019
Independent Contractors (receive 1099-misc):
Determine if you want to opt into coverage under PFML
Sign and return notices from companies that currently issue you 1099-misc
Beginning October 1, 2019, some 1099 issuers will begin deducting from your check depending on their circumstances.
For additional information please contact us at email@example.com or
check out Massachusetts DOR Guide or Mass DOR Youtube video links.