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Texas is the only state that does not require employers to purchase workers compensation. Companies that purchase coverage are called Subscribers and companies that do not purchase coverage are Non-Subscribers. Non-Subscribers are still responsible for paying benefits.
Sole-Proprietors and Partners are automatically included on workers compensation, but they can elect to be excluded.
Corporate Officers and LLC Members are automatically included in coverage, but they may elect to be excluded by completing a Rejection of Coverage Form.
Texas requires that all businesses involved in projects for government entities carry workers compensation insurance.
Sole-Proprietors and Partners who include themselves on a workers compensation policy must use a flat payroll amount of $61,000 for rating purposes. Each year the amount owner amount changes based on state averages. (Accurate as of 03/1/2019)
Corporate officers and LLC Members who are not excluded from coverage must utilize a minimum annual payroll of $7,800 and a maximum payroll of $62,400 for the purpose of rating workers comp premium. (Accurate as of 3/1/2019, last state change on 10/01/2018)
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 Texas 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 Texas 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.
The benefits of subscribing to Texas workers comp coverage include predictable costs for insurance and fewer forms to complete. Why take a chance on paying a serious claims when you can have peace of mind with affordable coverage.
Exclusive Texas Work Comp Programs
We specialize in workers compensation insurance. That's why we've been able to develop target programs for employers designed to make it easy to find the lowest rates available for your Texas business. Qualify for a more affordable insurance program today.
Need Help With Texas Class Codes?
Insurance rates vary significantly between NCCI classification codes. Let our TX 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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We make the process of getting workers compensation quotes fast and easy. We know your time is valuable. That's why we work harder to streamline the quote process, compare your rates and coverages, and present your best options as quickly as possible. We often have your insurance quotes ready in less than 24 hours.
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We're a National Agency, and we have tons of carriers offering work comp in Texas. We have access to over 35 insurance companies with a diverse appetite and competitive rates. Our markets know we expect the lowest rates, bigger discounts, and more policy credits when we request a quote.
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