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All employers who employ one or more employees must carry workers' compensation coverage in the state of Nebraska.
Sole Proprietors, Partners and LLC Members are excluded from coverage, but may elect to be included.
To be included for coverage sole proprietors and partners must file a written election with the insurer for whom workers' compensation is obtained in order to be included in coverage.
Corporate Officers are included for coverage, but may elect to be exempt if certain requirements are met.
Corporate Officers who own more than 25 percent of the common stock are not considered employees and do not have to be included for coverage.
Corporate Officers of a non-profit who are compensated $1,000.00 or less are not considered employees and may be excluded from coverage.
Sole Proprietors and Partners who are included for coverage must do so at a payroll rate of $43,200.
Corporate Officers and LLC Members who are included for coverage must do so at a rate of no less than $850 per week ($44,200 Annual) and no more than $3,300 per week ($171,600 Annual).
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 Nebraska 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 Nebraska 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 more than a dozen insurance carriers in NE. This makes us your best option for lower workers compensation rates, and quotes for tougher work comp class codes in Nebraska.
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Workers' Compensation Rates in Nebraska are slightly less than the national average, but they have risen some in the last five years. As of 2018 rates were 4% lower than the national average, but they have increased 5% since 2016. Don't pay too much for your coverage.
Need Help With Nebraska Class Codes?
Insurance rates vary significantly between NCCI classification codes. Let our NE Workers Compensation Specialists help you determine your correct workers compensation class codes before you buy a policy. We'll help make sure your business is properly covered.
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