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We are a non-profit org. and we hire sub contractors to to

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We are a non-profit org. and we hire sub contractors to to the work why do we have to have workman comp.
Submitted: 4 years ago.
Category: Tax
Expert:  Karla replied 4 years ago.
The concept of worker's comp is to protect the employer from liability in matters related to employees being injured on the job. Employers that have workers comp cannot be sued if an employee is injured on the job.

I understand that you have sub-contractors, but you are an employee correct and maybe a couple of other employees, office staff? Worker's comp is rated depending on the type of worker's you have. In other words, office workers are not charged as high a rate as construction workers, because construction workers have a higher risk of an on-the-job injury.

Please contact your insurance agent or broker as soon as possible. This coverage will protect your NPO's assets so that you can continue doing the work you are doing.
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