Q: Hello! I am the only owner employee of a corporation operating in Maryland. Is workers' compensation required for me?
I'm getting conflicting advice from brokers, and have the exception form for officers, but want to make sure I am in the clear. Thank you!
An owner who is also an employee has an option under Maryland law to either pay for coverage or waive coverage so long as they own at least 20% of the company.
The relevant law is Labor & Employment Article §9-206.
While not legal advice, I hope this general information helps answer your question.
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