The only thing you need to do to set up an employee for workers compensation
is to assign them a default
workers compensation code, if
they have one.
If an employee is exempt from workers compensation insurance, such as an owner, assign them the Exempt code.
Important: If you are just starting to use the Workers Compensation
feature in QuickBooks, use the Workers
Compensation Setup Wizard to set up your employees.
After you have started using the Workers Compensation feature in QuickBooks,
you might sometimes need to change an existing employee's default workers
compensation code, or you might need to assign a code to a new employee. You
can perform these tasks on employee's record.
Click the Workers Comp tab of the employee's record.
Click the Assign Workers Comp Code drop-down list and choose a code. If the code
is not set up in QuickBooks already, click to create the new
Setting up Workers Compensation
Workers Compensation overview