BWC Dividend FAQs

April 22, 2020

The Ohio BWC has approved to send up to $1.6 billion to Ohio employers in order to lessen the impact of COVID-19 on Ohio's economy and business community. Click here for more info.

The dividend equals approximately 100% of the premiums employers paid in policy year 2018. Approximately $1.4 billion will go to private employers and nearly $200 million will go to local government taxing districts. For a county breakdown of the dividend, visit this link on BWC’s website. Dividends for specific public employers are public record and can be found at this link.