Paid Family Leave Personal income types

The Paid Family Leave (PFL) program provides compensation when you take off work for:

  • The birth and care of a new child
  • Bonding with a child you adopted or fostered
  • The care of a family member who has a serious health condition, which includes:
    • Yourself
    • Spouse/RDP
    • Child
    • Parent/Parent-in-law
    • Grandparent
    • Grandchild
    • Sibling

Visit Employment Development Department’s (EDD) Paid Family Leave for more information.

How to report

Federal return

Report your wages when you file your federal return.

California return

This income will be included in your federal adjusted gross income, which you report on your California return.

Make a subtraction adjustment on the unemployment compensation line, in column B, of California Adjustments – Residents Schedule CA (540).

Visit Instructions for Schedule CA (540) for more information