This page provides links to Wespath's COVID-19/Coronavirus materials related to federal legislation, including the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) and the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act).
CARES Act: What this Law Means to UMC Employers - Updated August 19, 2020
Andy Hendren, Wespath's Chief Legal and Governance Officer, reviews what the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act (CARES Act) means for UMC employers including local churches and annual conferences.
Social Security Payroll Tax Delay
Posted September 9, 2020
2021 PPP Loan Extension Under Consolidated Appropriations Act
Posted January 21, 2021
PPP Flexibility Act—Info for PPP Borrowers
Posted June 16, 2020
Guidance for UM Borrowers on PPP Loan Forgiveness Application
Updated June 4; Posted June 3, 2020
CARES Act—FAQs about SBA’s PPP Loans; Impact on UMC Organizations
Updated June 4, 2020; Posted April 28, 2020
Guidance for United Methodist Local Churches on the PPP Borrower Application Form
Updated May 13, 2020; Posted April 8, 2020
CARES Act—Participant Retirement Plan FAQs
Updated June 29, 2020
CARES Act—Delay of Loan Repayments for Wespath-Administered Plans
Updated June 24; Posted April 14, 2020
CARES Act—Coronavirus-Related Distributions from Wespath-Administered Plans
Updated June 24; Posted April 29, 2020
CARES Act—Payroll Tax Deferral (Delay) and UMC Employers
Updated June 18, 2020; Posted April 21, 2020
SECURE Act and CARES Act—Required Minimum Distributions
April 29, 2020
CARES Act—Q&A about Health Plan Provisions
April 28, 2020
CARES Act—Summary and UMC Impact
March 30, 2020
CARES Act and FFCRA: What These Laws Mean to You
Andrew Hendren, Wespath's Chief Legal and Governance Officer, discusses how the CARES Act and FFCRA impact Wespath's participants.
Benefits at a Glance: CARES Act Distributions and Hardship Loans
Steve Clark, Associate General Counsel at Wespath, reviews CARES Act Distributions and Hardship Loans in relation to the COVID-19 pandemic.