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Partnerships


Workers' compensation coverage IS NOT required for partners of a business that is a partnership under the laws of New York State that does not have employees (Employees).

Partners of a business that is a partnership under the laws of New York State and has employees are automatically excluded from the business' workers' compensation insurance coverage. The partners may elect to have themselves included in that coverage by filing Form C-105.32 adobe pdf with the insurance carrier. That coverage election form may be obtained from the insurance carrier or is available on the Board's web site.

However, if a business that is a partnership under the laws of New York State has no employees but obtains a workers' compensation policy, the partners are automatically included in that policy. The partners may elect to have themselves excluded from that coverage by filing a proper form with the insurance carrier. That coverage election form may be obtained from the insurance carrier.