Learn how to set up your payroll to track the paid family leave in Connecticut.
The state of Connecticut has implemented a new standalone Paid Family Leave program funded by the collection of taxes from the employee. If you have full service payroll, we'll pay and file this tax for you.
For more information visit Connecticut's Paid Family Leave site.
How the Connecticut Paid Family Leave program works
- The tax rate is 0.5% of employee taxable wages up to the Social Security (SS) limit.
- All Connecticut based employers are required to collect this tax from their employees. In order to be exempt from the tax, employers must apply and receive permission from the Connecticut Paid Leave Authority to provide a private plan to its employees.
Add Connecticut Paid Family Leave to employees
To begin the calculation and deduction of Connecticut Paid Family and Medical leave from your employee’s pay you will need to update your payroll.
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Exempt an employee from Connecticut Paid Family Leave
If an employee is exempt from Connecticut Paid Family and Medical Leave, mark them as exempt so premiums won't calculate on their paychecks.