2021 New York Paid Family Leave (PFL) Rate and Benefit Amounts
Posted on January 11, 2021
The Department of Financial Services (DFS) set the NY PFL rate and benefit amounts for 2021 as follows:
- The maximum contribution rate for PFL will be 0.511% of the employee’s gross annualized wages capped at the New York State Average Weekly Wage (NYSAWW) of $1,450.17 per week.
- This means the 2021 maximum annual contribution per employee for PFL is $385.34.
- There is also an increase in maximum benefits for 2021 to 67% of the New York State Average Weekly Wage, up from 60% in 2020.
For more details and resources visit https://paidfamilyleave.ny.gov/2021