Employer webinar announcement – November 2019

By Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation Please join us for the November employer update webinar. This month, we’ll discuss the role of a third-party administrator (TPA) and what defines a professional employment organization (PEO). We’ll also discuss program updates, important dates, and our monthly safety tip. The webinar will last about 20 minutes. You can view the…

CareWorks: Ohio Enrollment packets due soon!

The deadline to enroll in the Midwest Independent Retailers Association (formerly The Associated Food and Petroleum Dealers) workers’ compensation group program is just around the corner! Make sure you choose our program administered by CareWorks Comp. Your organization requested a quote, and enrollment paperwork was sent to you for our traditional group rating and/or group…

Ohio Hemp Bill Signed – Sales Legal in Ohio

Governor DeWine signed Senate Bill 57 into law today at the Ohio State Fair and because the bill includes an emergency clause, effective immediately sales of products derived from hemp, include hemp CBD products, are legal in Ohio. In keeping with the federal definitions, the law defines “cannabidiol” as the cannabidiol compound, containing a delta-9 tetrahydrocannabinol…

New Stickers to be Affixed to County Gas Pumps

By Monica Moran // Franklin County Auditor COLUMBUS, Ohio – A new sticker will soon be affixed to most gas pumps in the county notifying consumers of the tax rates they are being charged, Franklin County Auditor Michael Stinziano announced on Monday, July 1st. The stickers are required by the recently-passed state transportation budget, which…

CareWorksComp September Newsletter

Children are back in school and the Ohio corn fields are full and tall. I actually saw Halloween decorations in the store the other day. Can’t summer just last a little bit longer?   9/30/2018 is your Experience “snapshot” for the upcoming 7/1/2019 Rate Year: One of the most important dates this month is September…

CareWorksComp: Important August 2018 Deadlines

August 15, 2018 Payroll True-Up Deadline: Employers must report their actual payroll by Manual Classification Code for the 7/1/17-6/30/18 Rate Year to the Ohio Bureau of Workers Compensation (BWC) by August 15, 2018.  Additionally, if it is determined that they owe the BWC additional premium, payment must be made to the BWC by August 15, 2018.…

BWC Payroll True-Up Reports Are Due by August 15

Prior to each policy year the Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation (BWC) establishes your estimated premium based on the most recent payroll that was reported to BWC. Once the policy year is completed you must complete the true-up report. The true-up is a reconciliation of your BWC estimated payroll versus your actual policy year payroll…