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Please be advised that there have been changes to these instructions from the prior year. Read this notice and all referenced instructions, checklists and notes carefully before proceeding with the filing.
This notice contains instructions for filing the 2016 Annual Statement with the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Division of Insurance. Unless otherwise indicated, all filings must comply with 2016 NAIC Annual Statement Instructions for your type of company, including any required quarterly filings; and the NAIC’s Accounting Practices and Procedures Manual.
For any questions or information regarding filing with the NAIC, the 2016 NAIC Annual Statement Instructions, or the NAIC's Accounting Practices and Procedures Manual, please refer to the NAIC website.
|The required checklist for each company type specifies the filing dates for all required filings with the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. All schedules must be securely attached to the appropriate pages or bound separately.|
All required Annual Statements must be subscribed and sworn before a notary by at least two principal officers of the company.
LICENSE RENEWAL & FILING FEE PAYMENT MAILING ADDRESS
Checks are to be made payable to the Commonwealth of Massachusetts Division of Insurance and mailed with a completed Lock Box Form and License Renewal Application (if applicable) to:
Division of Insurance
Annual Statement Filing / Company License Renewal
P.O. Box 370039
Boston, MA 02241-0739
ANNUAL STATEMENT MAILING ADDRESS
|This address is to be used for mailing all items except payments, lock box forms, and license renewal applications.|
Commonwealth of Massachusetts
Division of Insurance
Financial Surveillance Section
1000 Washington St, Suite 810
Boston, MA 02118-6200
M.G.L. Chapter 175, Section 26, provides for a penalty of $100 per day if the Annual Statement, and all other related filings, are not received in the proper form and by the date required. In addition, any company that neglects to file in the proper form, and by the date required, may be required to cease writing new business as long as the filing deficiency continues.
|Credit for reinsurance must be recorded in accordance with the provisions of M.G.L. Chapter 175, Section 20A. For a list of Licensed and/or Approved Companies in Adobe click here , for Microsoft Excel click here .|
CERTIFICATES OF COMPLIANCE
Domestic Insurance Companies that would like to request Certificates of Compliance to be effective January 1, 2017 should mail their request to Amy Blue at the Annual Statement Mailing Address.
WORKERS' COMPENSATION SCHEDULE C-1 and WORKERS' COMPENSATION DEPOSITS
All foreign insurers authorized for Workers' Compensation in Massachusetts that have an AM Best rating of "A-" or higher are not required to file a Workers' Compensation Schedule C-1 and are not required to maintain a Workers' Compensation deposit in accordance with the calculation in the Workers' Compensation Schedule C-1. The required Workers' Compensation deposit for these companies is $50,000.00.