Legal Question in Workers Comp in Georgia

percentage taken out of paycheck for workers comp

as an employer of independent contractors am I required to take out a percentage for workers comp if they don't currently possess it?

Asked on 12/28/06, 6:14 pm

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Lisa Schrage Law Offices of Lisa S. Schrage, P.C.
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Re: percentage taken out of paycheck for workers comp

If you are truly an independent contractor, there is no employer/employee relationship. Therefore, the contractor is not required to have workers' compensation coverage for you and unless it is a requirement for the job, you are not required to take out a percentage for workers' compensation insurance. However, if you are injured on-the-job, you will not have any workers' compensation coverage.

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Answered on 12/28/06, 9:08 pm

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