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Workers Compensation Payroll Billing

Rather than paying for insurance up to a year in advance and tying up vital cash, premiums are paid as you go one payroll period at a time! With a normal workers compensation policy you have to pay 25% down each year and then make monthly or quarterly payments. Pay as you go eliminates having to make down payments as well as end of year large billing...

Understanding NY Workers Compensation Premium Audit

    Your premium is determined by your payroll. The rate is different for each class of employees. Higher hazard classifications such as roofers will have a higher rate per $100 of payroll than a lower hazard clerical employee. But this is not the only concern. What about any 1099 employees or subcontractors you hire? Subcontractors must be covered by Workers’ Compensation insurance. If your...

COVID-19 Deferred payments for Insurance Policy holders in need

April 8th , 2020   Dear Valued Clients,   We hope that this message finds you and your family safe and healthy.   These are difficult times. The New York Legislature and Department of Financial Services have been implementing emergency measures in an effort to protect insurance policyholders who have been hit with financial hardship because of the COVID-19 pandemic.  Regulations they enacted include: the...

Did You Know about the SBA Paycheck Protection Program?

Did You Know about the SBA Paycheck Protection Program?   Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (Cares) Keeping American Workers Paid and Employed Loans under this division are to be distributed using the existing framework of the SBA’s 7(a) program, the agency’s primary loan offering. The 7(a) program is a partnership between private financial lenders, which issue the loans, and the SBA, which guarantees them....

Is the Corona virus (COVID-19) covered under your business insurance?

Given the potential impact of COVID-19 on your business operations, we have received many calls with respect to business interruption coverage and the following should help clear this topic. Most property policies include business interruption coverage when the business interruption is caused by a Covered Cause of Loss. A Covered Cause of Loss is defined as risks of direct physical loss unless the loss is...