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Division Director

Tanner Holloman

Assistant Director

Andrew Sabolic

Workers' Compensation
200 East Gaines Street
Tallahassee, FL 32399-0318
Workers' Compensation Claims
(800) 342-1741
Workers' Compensation Exemption/ Compliance
(850) 413-1609


Where Your WCATF Assessment Dollars Go

The pie chart above illustrates the breakdown of WCATF expenditures for calendar year 2015.

Right click the chart to print

Insurance companies, assessable mutuals, self-insurance funds, and individual self-insurers are required in accordance with Sections 440.51 and 440.49(9), Florida Statutes, to pay assessments to the Workers' Compensation Administration Trust Fund (WCATF) and the Special Disability Trust Fund (SDTF). Assessments for both funds must be paid on all Florida Workers' Compensation premiums including those ceded to reinsurers (minus any statutorily approved discounts).

Also, the WCATF assessment must be paid on the premium discount that has been applied on account of any deductible plans. Thus, the total premium that must be reported for the purpose of paying assessments is the premiums that would otherwise have been paid if there had not been a deductible plan.

The WCATF and SDTF assessment rates are applied on a calendar year basis and are based upon premiums. The WCATF rate is 1.50% for calendar year 2015. The SDTF rate is 1.17% for calendar year 2015. For further information on assessments, please refer to the Division of Workers' Compensation Bulletins and the Annual Report under Reports.

Florida Statutory References

Additional Information

For questions regarding the assessment rate calculation or history, please contact:
Gene Smith
(850) 413-1644

For questions regarding assessment payment and administration of the Assessments Unit, please contact:
Mark Reichmuth
(850) 413-1753