Curated resources for businesses dealing with COVID-19

HR templates, best-practices, and guides covering everything from customer communications, policy changes, EEOC-guidelines, and more. Don’t see something you need? Just ask.

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HR has never been a more critical role in business.

The global pandemic has forced businesses to rapidly shift policies, culture, and operations.

Leverage bulletproof resources to speed your company through this transition.

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Families First Coronavirus Response Act (HR6201)

From time tracking, tax deferment, and pay rate nuances Zenefits helps streamline every step

COVID-19 Special Benefits Enrollment Period

As carriers take action to support employees, Zeneifts automates deductions to help you align with IRS Section 125

How Does Zenefits Help HR Managers Navigate COVID-19?


Easy COVID-19 Time Entry

Zenefits has proactively added in the appropriate types of Emergency Paid Sick Leave categories directly into the Zenefits Time Off app for all customers’ accounts. Employees can choose from one of two new drop down time off options: COVID-19 Self Care or COVID-19 Family Care. We’ve also highlighted this with a yellow banner at the top of the Time Off app.

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Leave of Absence Made Smart

A pre-built template makes it easy to align with the nuances of Emergency Family and Medical Leave mandated through HR6201.

Streamline record keeping, so you’re always on top of EFMLA and you can maximize the payroll for your business and your employees.

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Get the tax credits your business deserves.

Zenefits has created three new Covid-19 earnings types in Zenefits Payroll. Amounts entered into these new earning types will automatically apply as a credit against all social security, Medicare, and federal income tax liability within the same calendar quarter.

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Get the RIGHT Data to Apply for the Payroll Protection Program Today

We know that time is ticking for companies to apply for the massive $349 billion Payroll Protection Program loans. So, to make it easier to apply, we’ve created a calculator that uses the data from your past 12 months of payroll to calculate how much of a loan you could qualify for.

Further, our report pulls most of (and in some cases all of) the necessary data you will need to provide for a PPP application, in one downloadable Excel sheet.

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New 12 month Payroll Report: “Coronavirus Emergency Loan”

This report estimates how much you can borrow based on calculations directly from Zenefits Payroll.



You can learn more about the Paycheck Protection Program, if you are eligible for a loan, and how to apply here.

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The support you need for Special COVID-19 Benefits Enrollment

As Coronavirus spreads, medical carriers are opening Special COVID-19 Benefits Enrollment Periods to ensure employees are able to protect what matters most. These QLEs currently don’t align under IRS Section 125, which require them to be made ‘after-tax.’

Zenefits has streamlined administration to ensure you’re always in compliance.

  • Employees can easily enroll or update coverage
  • Administrators can simply identify the eligible employees that took action, then streamline deductions to stay compliant with IRS Section 125

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