Are Health Plan Expenses That Are Allocable To Qualified Sick Leave Wages And Qualified Family Leave Wages For Purposes Of Credits Available Under Sections 7001 And 7003 Of The FFCRA Excluded From The Definition Of Qualified Wages For Purposes Of The Employee Retention Credit? – #48 ERC IRS Notice 2021-20

Question #48:
Are health plan expenses that are allocable to qualified sick leave wages and qualified family leave wages for purposes of credits available under sections 7001 and 7003 of the FFCRA excluded from the definition of qualified wages for purposes of the employee retention credit?

Found under the H. Allocable Qualified Health Plan Expenses section of the Employee Retention Credit (ERC) IRS Notice 2021-20 with updated guidance to help business owners follow the current ERC rules. 

The answer to question #48, Are health plan expenses that are allocable to qualified sick leave wages and qualified family leave wages for purposes of credits available under sections 7001 and 7003 of the FFCRA excluded from the definition of qualified wages for purposes of the employee retention credit?, can be found below.

ERC IRS Notice 2021-20 Question #48:

H. Allocable Qualified Health Plan Expenses

Are health plan expenses that are allocable to qualified sick leave wages and qualified family leave wages for purposes of credits available under sections 7001 and 7003 of the FFCRA excluded from the definition of qualified wages for purposes of the employee retention credit?

Yes. Wages for which an eligible employer may claim the employee retention credit do not include the qualified sick leave wages and qualified family leave wages for which it claims credits under sections 7001 and 7003 of the FFCRA. This exclusion also applies to the health plan expenses that are allocable to these qualified sick leave wages and qualified family leave wages paid under sections 7001 and 7003 the FFCRA.

For more information about the Employee Retention Credit (ERC) IRS Notice 2021-20, visit the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) Department of the Treasury, official IRS.gov tax website.

Conclusion and Summary on Are health plan expenses that are allocable to qualified sick leave wages and qualified family leave wages for purposes of credits available under sections 7001 and 7003 of the FFCRA excluded from the definition of qualified wages for purposes of the employee retention credit? – #48 ERC IRS Notice 2021-20

The answer to Question #48: “Are health plan expenses that are allocable to qualified sick leave wages and qualified family leave wages for purposes of credits available under sections 7001 and 7003 of the FFCRA excluded from the definition of qualified wages for purposes of the employee retention credit?” was answered in detail above. It was found under section “H. Allocable Qualified Health Plan Expenses” in IRS Notice 2021-20. 

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