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Companies with more than four full or part-time employees are required to purchase workers compensation insurance. All construction related businesses are required to purchase coverage regardless of the number of employees.
Sole-Proprietors and Partners are not required to cover themselves on workers compensation, but they can elect to be covered. A Notice of Election (Form WC1415) form must be filed with he state and insurance company.
Corporate Officers and LLC Members are automatically included in coverage, but they may elect to be excluded using Form WC14/15.
Companies with five or more full or part-time employees are required to purchase workers compensation insurance.
Sole-Proprietors and Partners who include themselves on workers compensation coverage must use a payroll amount of $45,000 for rating purposes.
Officers and LLC Members who are not excluded from coverage must utilize a minimum payroll of $44,200 and a maximum payroll of $182,000 for the purpose of rating workers comp premium.
Every state has their own rules for how employees must be covered and how they must be classified for rating purposes. A lot of states use state specific class codes and have different requirements for who is obligated to carry workers' compensation insurance coverage.
If you have employees that travel out of state for work, or they work in multiple states throughout the year, you may need to purchase insurance for all the states where your workers are located and working. In most cases, you can add multiple states to one policy.
Workers' Compensation Insurance in Alabama can be purchased from private insurance companies authorized by the state to provide coverage. The Assigned Risk Pool, or State fund coverage, is available for employers who are unable to find coverage from a private company. WorkersCompensationShop.com can help you navigate your best options.
Policy premium is based on numerous factors including: class codes assigned to your business and employees, estimated payroll, covered states, prior policies, owner experience and claims.
We've developed Pay As You Go worker compensation programs that reduce or eliminate premium deposits and allow Alabama employers to report and pay premium based on actual payroll wages. Reduce your audit risk.
We've negotiated special terms with many of our insurance partners to offer more flexible payment options like 12 equal installments plans and monthly reporting programs to help improve cash flow for our business owners.
We offer workers compensation quotes from over 35 insurance carriers selling insurance in AL, making us your best option for lower workers compensation rates, and quotes for tougher work comp class codes in Alabama.
2020 Rates are Decreasing in Alabama
If you have not shopped your coverage in a while, now is a great time to take advantage of better prices for workers compensation insurance in Alabama. There's a good chance your business will qualify for better rates from one of our insurance markets.
Need Help With Alabama Class Codes?
Insurance rates vary significantly between NCCI classification codes. Let our AL Workers Compensation Specialists help you determine your correct workers compensation class codes before your buy a policy. We'll help make sure your business is properly covered.
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