Earlier this year, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo signed a bill enacting a new Paid Sick Leave Program effective January 1, 2021. However, employers must begin accruing sick leave on September 30, 2020. Accounting Associate Lillian Crast outlines what this may mean for New York State businesses going forward.
In the second of a two-part series, Farm Credit East tax specialist Dario Arezzo explains Farm Service Agency eligibility changes, specifically recent changes to USDA regulatory changes on the “Actively Engaged in Farming” definition.
Payroll laws are ever changing, especially with recent changes from COVID-19 and the CARES Act — do you feel you’re keeping up? It’s crucial businesses stay up-to-date with payroll taxes and regulations to avoid hefty fines and penalties. Learn more about some of the ag payroll specifics that businesses should be aware of from payroll subject matter expert Lillian Crast.
The Coronavirus Food Assistance Program was designed to help compensate farmers for the market disruptions that occurred in the early stages of COVID-19. Read about the program and two notable exceptions for Northeast apple and potato growers.