Code of the District of Columbia

§ 47–1807.08. Tax credit for corporations that provide an employee paid leave to serve as an organ or bone marrow donor.

(a) For the purposes of this section, the term “donor” means an individual who makes a gift of an organ, including eyes, or bone marrow.

(b)(1) If in addition to any medical, personal, or other paid leave, including credit for time of service, provided by a corporation, the corporation provides an employee a paid leave of absence to serve as an organ or bone marrow donor, the corporation may claim a nonrefundable credit equal to 25% of the regular salary paid during the taxable year for the leave of absence, not to exceed 30 days for an organ donation and 7 days for a bone marrow donation.

(2) If the corporation elects to claim the credit, an amount equal to the salary or wages upon which the 25% credit is computed shall not be allowed as a deduction.

(3) The credit shall not reduce the minimum tax liability of $100 [now $250] under § 47-1807.02(b).

(c) This section shall not apply if the employee is eligible for leave under the Family and Medical Leave Act of 1993, approved February 5, 1993 (107 Stat. 6; 29 U.S.C. § 2601 et seq.).

(d) The Chief Financial Officer or his delegate shall promulgate regulations as may be necessary and appropriate to carry out provisions of this section.