Calif. Retroactive WC Tax Gets Review

Californias Office of Administrative Law has agreed to review the states decision to retroactively charge insurers a “premium tax” on millions of dollars in workers’ comp policy deductibles reimbursed to them by employers for claims paid since 1997.

The Washington-based American Insurance Association filed the request for review, estimating that the retroactive taxes back to 1987 could potentially cost insurers more than $100 million.

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