Pay Ohio BWC premium installment before 12/31/15

If your company pays its Ohio workers’ compensation premium every month or every other month, your next premium payment is due by 5 PM on Thursday December 31. Do not wait until then to make your payment.  The BWC will probably be operating with a skeleton crew because of the holiday weekend and there may not […]

Ohio BWC invoices need to be fixed now

Invoices sent to Ohio employers make no sense.  They have never been very clear, and now with installment payments & transition credits & security deposit credits they are even more confusing.  Sometimes BWC personnel have difficulty untangling what policyholders owe or are owed. A client just received an invoice dated 10/23/15 that indicated he owed […]

Help! BWC invoice is confusing

If you recently received an invoice from the BWC, here’s what you are probably seeing: The Current Activity Detail page starts with Installment.  This is the amount your company owes for its next premium payment.  This amount probably matches the Invoice /Statement page. Payroll Adjustment is the premium that was due for the first half […]

Good News Bad News about Prospective Billing

Good News Instead of two or four chunks of premium, you can now pay every month or every two months which makes it easier to budget. The payments will be about the same for each installment. You can change the Estimated Annual Premium (EAP) amount up through March 2016 if your actual 7/1/15-6/30/16 payroll will […]

How to View Prospective Billing payment options online

Log into www.bwc.ohio.gov and select Employers in the orange top bar.  On the right side of the Employer home page under Financial Information, select NEW! Premium Installment Schedule.  Enter your policy number.  You will see the Estimated Annual Premium (EAP) amount and installment schedule for the default every two months payment schedule.  Click the Print […]