Tribal Funding Under the American Rescue Plan (ARP) Act of 2021

  |  April 5, 2021

The ARP legislation approved by the President on March 13, 2021 includes about $31B in resources to Indian Country. Now, federal agencies are holding consultation sessions with Tribes for their input on the distribution and feedback on implementing the Act’s uses. REDW will watch for implementing regulations, which we would expect to see published over the next couple of months. In the meantime, the following is a brief overview of what Tribes should consider for planning purposes. Read more.
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No Longer Mandatory: FFCRA Leave Provisions

  |  January 12, 2021

The Consolidated Appropriations Act (CAA) extended the payroll tax credit available to employers for amounts paid under the EPSLA and EFMLEA through March 31, 2021, but did not extend the mandate to provide the leave. Therefore, employers may elect to voluntarily continue to offer the paid leave to those employees who did not exhaust the leave in 2020. Read more.
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