Annual Report Of Workers' Compensation Costs

This form is semi-interactive and may be filled out online.

Form LWC-WC-1000 should be completed by all self-insured employers, insurance companies, and group self-insureds paying benefits which satisfy an employer's obligation to pay workers' compensation benefits in the state of Louisiana.  Information gathered will be used as the basis to assess companies to cover the cost of administration of the Office of Workers' Compensation.  The completed form must be submitted to the office by April 30th.  This information is requested pursuant to L.R.S. 23:1291.1.


    Provide complete information.  If the form is pre-printed and contains incorrect information, draw a line through the incorrect information and write in the correct information. Be sure to include the name of the individual completing the form and your Federal Employer Identification Number (FEIN).


    • Employers:

      Provide complete information for the insurance company that carries your standard workers' compensation insurance policy or your excess insurance policy (if self-insured), or your other policies which in the aggregate satisfy your workers' compensation obligation. You should also provide the name of the individual representative that you contact regarding your insurance. Please provide the insurance company's NCCI identifying number if you can obtain it.

    • Insurers:

      Provide complete information on your company.


    • Employers:

      Indicate the method of providing workers' compensation coverage by checking the appropriate box.

      NOTE: If you are an employer and all of your benefits are paid by insurance, do not fill in the cost information requested. Sign and date the form on the bottom of page 2, and return it to the Office of Workers' Compensation.

    • Insurers:

      Check each box for the types of coverage your company provides.


    Please provide the cost incurred in fulfilling your workers' compensation obligation in such detail as the form requires.

    NOTE: Credits are now allowed for benefits recovered by reimbursement from third parties (i.e. Second Injury Fund or subrogation, etc.) but not from Excess Insurance. See Section G item 6.

    "Paid by Employer" generally refers to claims paid by the employer (or its agent) when the employer is self-insured.

If you need assistance in filling out this form, please contact the Office of Workers' Compensation at (225) 342-5658 or 342-7571 or by sending an email to

NOTE: L.R.S. 23:1291.1 provides that an insurer or employer may be penalized for failure to submit the Annual Report by April 30th.  The penalty is a percentage of the amount of the assessment on a properly completed form and is calculated at 10% per month, or fraction thereof, through June 30th and 20% per month, or fraction thereof, after June 30th.

Download Form 1000 (PDF) (LWC-WC-1000 Rev. January 2010)
(This form is semi-interactive and may be filled out online.)