February 20, 2018

Maximum Discount For Group Employers Raised to 53 Percent

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The Ohio Bureau of Worker’s compensation voted to set the maximum discount for both group and non-group employers at 53 percent, and eliminate the break-even factor beginning July 1, 2012. Previously the group and non-group maximum discount was 51%. The…
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Salary Continuation Policy And When Worker’s Compensation Benefits Take Effect

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The following is from Ohio Bureau of Worker’s Compensation What is salary continuation? Salary continuation (wages in lieu of temporary total compensation) allows an employer to pay an employee his or her regular wages after a workplace injury or illness…
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“Grow Ohio” Program Allows New Employers Group Ratings In Their First Policy Year

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At the September 2011 meeting, the BWC Board of Directors approved the creation and implementation of the Grow Ohio Incentive Program. This program was designed to foster economic development within the state of Ohio. View the executive summary and rule,…
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IRS Incentivizes Employers to Come Clean on Wrongly Classified Independent Contractors

The IRS is offering a break to employers who admit wrongly classifying some workers as independent contractors to avoid paying federal payroll taxes. When an employee is considered an independent contractor, employers don’t have to pay various taxes, including unemployment…
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