To ensure tax-free payments if you become disabled, the company’s cost to provide LTD coverage is considered imputed income by the IRS
How to Initiate a Disability Claim
If you’re unable to work due to an illness, injury or leave of absence that lasts more than five days, here’s what to do:
- Advise your manager or HR representative how long you anticipate being away from work.
- Report your absence to Matrix (our absence management administrator) by the sixth workday of your absence. If your leave is anticipated, contact Matrix at least 30 days before it’s expected to start.