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Paid Family Leave Final Contribution Regulations
Download a copy of the PFL Final Contribution Regulations.Important Information about PFL Payments 







  • ACH Debit via Employer Self Service Portal (ESSP): Electronic payments should be submitted through ESSP.
  • Check payment via Employer Self Service Portal (ESSP): Check payments made through ESSP must accompany the PFL Payment Vouchers that is generated through ESSP and must be mailed to a lockbox for processing.
    • Voucher and check/money order payment to the lockbox address: DC Government Paid Family Leave, PO Box 98269, Washington, DC 20090
  • Manual paper check payment via mail: The PFL-30 forms will not be accepted at our lockbox address however, those forms must be mailed to the DOES headquarters address. The PFL Tax Department will receive PFL- 30 forms that may accompany employer check payments. In these instances, checks are manually logged in for record keeping and then transferred to the safe immediately. Staff will process the PFL-30 form and then forward the checks to the lockbox within 24-48 business hours of office receipt as required by the Office of the Chief Financial Officer.
    • PFL30 and PFL payment to the DOES headquarters address: Office of Paid Family Leave, Tax Division, Suite 4300A, 4058 Minnesota Avenue NE, Washington DC 20019
  • All checks must be made payable to “DC Treasurer”
Register for Our Upcoming Employer Webinars
Join us for our next Paid Family Leave Employer Webinars this month. The webinars cover employer responsibilities, requirements, and frequently asked questions. Register today for your preferred date – space is limited! Can’t attend at one of these times? View a recording of a recent webinar here.

Business Walks

The Office of Paid Family Leave is committed to meaningful and ongoing community engagement as the program is developed and launched.  A primary goal of our public engagement around the Paid Family Leave program is to increase awareness about the program among local employers in preparation for the beginning of tax collection on July 1, 2019. We are conducting business walks in all 8 wards. Look for us in your community.
Request an Information Session with Office of Paid Family Leave Staff

We would like to schedule a time to come to your organization to share more information about the DC Paid Family Leave program with your staff and members, discuss how we are helping employers prepare for the employer tax collection and implementation, and answer any questions you may have. Please fill out this form to request an information session with the Office of Paid Family Leave.

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