Remuneration vs. Payroll

Remuneration is the premium base used to calculate workers’ compensation premiums. It is generally referred to as payroll, but it includes more than the employees’ weekly paychecks. Remuneration is defined to mean money and substitutes for money and it includes the following:

Remuneration excludes some pay received by employees and the following can be deducted from the total remuneration:

When using remuneration to compute the manual premium on a workers’ compensation policy, you must use it in $100 units. Basically, just divide the total remuneration for each classification code by 100 before multiplying it by the class code’s corresponding rate.