SBA Employee Benefits

This gives information on what are required benefits for your employees, including the two types of benefits available for employees: those required by law and those the employer offers as compensation. Benefits required by law include Social Security taxes, unemployment insurance, workers compensation, disability insurance, and leave benefits. Some benefits, such as disability insurance, are applicable only to certain states, which is also detailed in this article.


Applicability to Business

  • Some benefits are required by law
  • It’s important to differentiate between required and nonrequired benefits


Learning Outcomes

  • Identify applicable laws regarding employee benefits
  • Detail how certain laws may affect your employees’ benefits