Recently I was discussing the process for determining an employers’ experience rating for workers’ compensation injuries, and I was surprised to learn about some dramatic cost increases that will likely occur in 2013. Today’s post reviews those changes.
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TN Commissioner Leslie NewmanBack in November, I wrote about a Tennessee Attorney General Opinion that addressed the new workers’ compensation law in Tennessee that requires sole proprietors to carry workers’ compensation insurance on themselves. (Traditionally, there was an exclusion for sole proprietors.)  Just after release of the AG-Opinion, the leadership in the state house and senate came to an agreement to

TN Attorney General OpinionOver the past two months, I have received a few inquiries from small business owners about an amendment to Tennessee’s workers’ compensation laws.  The primary question is whether the new law, which takes effect on December 31, 2009, will require a sole proprietor to carry workers’ comp insurance on himself?  (Traditionally, there was an exclusion for sole