Kansas Department of Administration

20-P-003 Implementation of District of Columbia Paid Family Leave Program (July 23, 2019)

Posted on October 21, 2021 at 12:51 PM by Kansas Department of Administration

Informational Circular No.


Effective Date:

Payroll Period Ending September 21, 2019

Contact Name:
Earl Brynds

(785) 296-5376


Approval: Nancy Ruoff
(Original Signature on File)

Implementation of District of Columbia Paid Family Leave Program

The District of Columbia Universal Paid Leave Act (the Act) of 2015 became effective on April 7, 2017. The Act established the Paid Family Leave program for employees living and working in the District of Columbia that is funded wholly by employer contributions. Detailed information on the program is available on the District of Columbia website at https://dcpaidfamilyleave.dc.gov/.

For 2019 the employer rate is 0.62% of gross wages and will be effective for the pay period beginning September 8, ending September 21, 2019, paid on October 4, 2019. The following tax class should be used in calculating and reporting the District of Columbia paid family leave employer contributions:

Tax Class



Family Leave Insurance – ER

The Office of the Chief Financial Officer, Payroll Systems Team is responsible for making this change in the SHARP system.  Regent institutions are responsible for ensuring this change is reflected in their individual systems and is effective with the payroll period noted above. Regent institutions should also submit test payroll file sets to Statewide Payroll for approval by no later than August 31, 2019.


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