Employee Programs

The Families First Coronavirus Response Act requires paid leave for small-business employees affected by coronavirus and includes tax relief for employers. (enacted March 18, 2020)


COVID-19 Webinar Regarding Employee Programs, and high level SBA Programs including the PROPOSED CARES Act

Addressing how the current changes impact business owners. Topics covered include:

Proactive Business Practices, Common Questions to Address in Planning, Available Financial Assistance, Credit Options – Including the SBA Program, Families First Coronavirus Response Act, Emergency Family and Medical Leave Expansion Act, Emergency Paid Sick Leave Act, Upcoming Potential Legislation: CARES Act, State Unemployment Updates and Payroll Tax Credits

Posted 3/24/2020


Short-Time Compensation Employer FAQ

The Short-Time Compensation program helps prevent layoffs. Employers with approved STC plans can uniformly reduce affected employees’ hours by 10 to 60 percent while the employees receive a prorated unemployment benefit. List is from the Nebraska DOL website.
Posted 3/24/2020

STC Employer FAQ

Employee FAQ

Frequently asked questions regarding COVID-19 for employees in Nebraska. List is from the Nebraska DOL website.
Posted 3/24/2020

Employee FAQ

SBA Disaster Assistance in Response to the Coronavirus

The U.S. Small Business Administration is offering designated states and territories low-interest federal disaster loans for working capital to small businesses suffering substantial economic injury as a result of the Coronavirus (COVID-19).
Posted 3/23/2020

SBA Disaster Assistance

COVID-19 Scenarios & Benefits Available

Detailed scenarios surrounding emergency sick leave, unemployment insurance, emergency family & medical leave and workers’ compensation.
Posted 3/21/2020

COVID-19 Scenarios

Refundable Tax Credits Finance Paid Leave – Effective 4/2/2020

Small businesses may learn how to finance paid sick and family leave with refundable tax credits.
Posted 3/21/2020

Refundable Tax Credits

Links to Additional Information on COVID-19:

Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention


Click here for the SBA Resource Center


McMill CPAs & Advisors will make every attempt to provide our clients with the most up to date information. However, the information contained on this page can update hourly, and there may be instances where it is out of date. If you have questions on any of the items please contact your advisor.