If you’re an employer, you are responsible for handling payroll taxes for your employees. And on top of your payroll responsibilities, you might also need to get workers’ compensation coverage. Washington state employers needing to get workers’ compensation must learn about Washington Labor and Industries regulations, exemptions, and rates.Read More What Is Washington Labor and Industries?
Accidents can happen in the workplace. When an employee gets a work-related injury or illness, your business could be on the line. Workers’ compensation insurance protects you by reimbursing employees when accidents take place. But, employees, employers, and even health care providers can take advantage of the system by committing workers’ compensation fraud. Workers’ comp […]Read More What Is Workers’ Compensation Fraud?
No matter what type of business you run, there’s a chance employees could get hurt or sick. They might slip on a wet floor, fall off a ladder, cut themselves with a blade, or get in a car accident while running a business errand. Because your employees can become hurt or sick in numerous ways, […]Read More What Is Workers’ Compensation Insurance?
Having workers’ compensation insurance isn’t only a smart business move—in most cases, it’s a required one, too. But doling out lump sum payments for workers’ compensation premiums can take its toll on your business. Instead, opt for pay as you go workers’ comp.Read More What Is Pay as You Go Workers’ Comp?
The average rate of illness or injury at the workplace can affect employers’ insurance costs. With workers compensation insurance, experience rating modification allows a group of businesses to share the risk of undergoing a loss. While the entire group’s losses can be predicted quite accurately, it is difficult to forecast which group member will experience […]Read More A Look at Experience Rating Modification