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Workers' Compensation Board

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Sole Proprietorships

Disability benefits coverage is not required for a sole proprietor who does not have employees (Employees). Sole proprietors may not voluntarily cover themselves for NYS disability insurance.

A sole proprietor that has employees is automatically excluded from the business’ disability benefits insurance coverage and cannot be included.