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Glossary of WCB Terms

Limited Liability Company (LLC) or
a Limited Liability Partnership (LLP)


Under Section 54 of the Workers' Compensation Law, members of a Limited Liability Company (LLC) or a Limited Liability Partnership (LLP) are treated the same as partners of a business that is a partnership under the laws of New York State.

If the LLC or LLP has employees, the members of the LLC or LLP, themselves, are automatically excluded from that coverage. The members may elect to have themselves included in that overage by filing a proper form, the C-105.32 adobe pdf with the insurance carrier. That coverage election form may be obtained from the insurance carrier.

Workers' compensation coverage is not required for members of a LLC or LLP that does not have employees. (Employees) However, if a LLC or LLP that has no employees obtains a workers' compensation policy, the members of the LLC or LLP are automatically included in that policy. The members of a LLC or LLP may elect to have themselves excluded in that coverage by filing a proper form with the insurance carrier. That coverage election form may be obtained from the insurance carrier.