Workers Comp for Self Employed

Every employer, including self-employed individuals, needs to look at the requirements of workers’ compensation in the state of California. If you only employ one other person, then you have to carry insurance. If you work in certain hazardous occupations, you may need to take the insurance on yourself.

In Sacramento workers’ compensation insurance is optional for most self-employed workers. If you are a roofer or a self-employed individual in other highly hazardous fields, you may need to obtain a workers’ compensation policy for your own injuries. The provision is outlined under Business and Professions Code Section 7125. California does have a threshold for self-insurance, but the minimum net worth is high at $5 million, with an annual income of $500,000 and a state security deposit.

Furthermore, anyone who is responsible for carrying workers’ compensation as a self-employed individual needs to carry and present proof of insurance to customers if asked. Those who fail to take the appropriate actions could have their licenses revoked and face criminal prosecution. If you have a C-39 license, you need to obtain workers’ compensation insurance.

Sacramento County's Largest Employers

Employer Name Location Industry
Aerojet Rocketdyne Inc --- Rancho Cordova Aerospace Industries (mfrs)
AMPAC Fine Chemicals LLC --- Rancho Cordova Electronic Equipment(mfrs
Apple Distribution Ctr --- Elk Grove Distribution Centers (whls)
CA Department of Insurance --- Sacramento Government Offices-State
CA Department of Corrections --- Sacramento Insurance Agents Brokers & Service
CA Prison Ind Auth --- Folsom Government Offices-State
CA State Univ Sacramento --- Sacramento Schools-Universities & Colleges Academic
Corrections Department --- Sacramento State Govt-Correctional Institutions
Dept of Transportation In Ca --- Sacramento Government Offices-State
Disabled American Veterans --- Sacramento Veterans' & Military Organizations
Employment Development Dept --- Sacramento Government Offices-State
Environmental Protection Agcy --- Sacramento State Government-Environmental Programs
Intel Corp --- Folsom Semiconductor Devices (mfrs)
Kaiser Permanente --- South Sacramento Hospitals
L A Care Health Plan --- Sacramento Health Plans
Mercy General Hospital --- Sacramento Hospitals
Mercy San Juan Medical Ctr --- Carmichael Hospitals
Sacramento Bee --- Sacramento Newspapers (publishers/Mfrs)
Sacramento Municipal Utility --- Sacramento Electric Contractors
Sacramento Regional Transit --- Sacramento Bus Lines
Smud --- Sacramento Electric Companies
State Compensation Ins Fund --- Sacramento Insurance
Sutter Medical Ctr-Sacramento --- Sacramento Hospitals
U C Davis Medical Ctr --- Sacramento Hospitals
Water Resource Dept --- Sacramento Government Offices-State

Placer County's Largest Employers

Employer Name Location Industry
Adventist Health --- Roseville Health Services
Alpine Meadows Ski Resort --- Alpine Meadows Resorts
Backyard Bar & BBQ --- Truckee Restaurants
Costco Wholesale --- Roseville Wholesale Clubs
Golfland Sunsplash --- Roseville Water Parks
Hewlett-Packard --- Roseville Computers-Electronic-Manufacturers
Kaiser Permanente --- Roseville MD Roseville Hospitals
Northstar California --- Truckee Resorts
Oracle --- Rocklin Computer Software-Manufacturers
Placer County Food Stamps --- Auburn County Government-Social/Human Resources
Placer County Sheriff --- Auburn Government Offices-County
Placer County Sheriff Dept --- Tahoe City Government Offices-County
PRIDE Industries --- Roseville Employment Agencies & Opportunities
Q I P-Roseville --- Roseville Real Estate Management
Resort At Squaw Creek --- Alpine Meadows Hotels & Motels
Ritz-Carlton Club Lake Tahoe --- Truckee Hotels & Motels
Ritz-Carlton Lake Tahoe --- Truckee Hotels & Motels
Sheriff's Training --- Auburn Government Offices-County
Sierra Community College Dist --- Rocklin Junior-Community College-Tech Institutes
Stagg Howard A Pro Corp --- Roseville Attorneys
Sutter Auburn Faith Hospital --- Auburn Hospitals
Sutter Roseville Medical Ctr --- Roseville Hospitals
Tami Saner & Assoc --- Roseville Real Estate
Thunder Valley Casino --- Lincoln Casinos
Union Pacific Railroad Co --- Roseville Railroads

El Dorado County's Largest employers

Employer Name Location Industry
Barton Memorial Hospital --- South Lake Tahoe Hospitals
Beach Retreat & Lodge --- South Lake Tahoe Hotels & Motels
Blue Shield of California --- El Dorado Hills Insurance
Broadridge Financial Solutions --- El Dorado Hills Business Services NEC
Camp Richardson Resort --- South Lake Tahoe Resorts
Camp Richardson Resort --- South Lake Tahoe Resorts
Child Development Programs --- Placerville Youth Organizations & Centers
County of Eldorado --- Placerville County Government-General Offices
Cyber Quest-Red Hawk Casino --- Placerville Video Gamerooms
El Dorado Cnty Transportation --- Placerville Government Offices-County
El Dorado County Child Protctn --- Placerville Government Offices-County
El Dorado County Sheriff --- Placerville Government Offices-County
El Dorado Irrigation District --- Placerville Water & Sewage Companies-Utility
Heavenly Ski Resort --- South Lake Tahoe Sporting Goods-Retail
Lake Tahoe Community College --- South Lake Tahoe Junior-Community College-Tech Institutes
Marriott-Timber Lodge --- South Lake Tahoe Hotels & Motels
More --- Placerville Rehabilitation Services
Oak Ridge High School --- El Dorado Hills Schools
Raley's --- Placerville Grocers-Retail
Safeway --- South Lake Tahoe Grocers-Retail
Sierra-At-Tahoe Resort --- Twin Bridges Skiing Centers & Resorts
South Lake Tahoe City Manager --- South Lake Tahoe Government Offices-City/Village & Twp
Spare Time Inc --- El Dorado Hills Health Clubs Studios & Gymnasiums
Top To Bottom Inside & Out Inc --- El Dorado Hills Home Improvements
Transitional Learning Ctr High --- South Lake Tahoe School Districts


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