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I own an LLC company in the state MD, the some of the person

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I own an LLC company in the state MD, the some of the person living in the NY,
they are the independent contractor with 1099 as driver, i proveded them the vehicle to service. My question is do i have to buy workers compensation? The state of NY request my LLC company to pay the workers compensation penalty to them is that right?
Also all the vehicles have covered the whole coverege.

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If they are truly independent contractors (IC) then you are not required to have workers comp and thus wouldn't have to pay a penalty.

The state website explains when someone is an employee and when they are an independent contractor (just because you say they are an IC doesn't mean they are). You can see the state website with its explanations at

There is also a pretty good article at

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