Must I report other income while on Workers’ Comp?

Some times when an injured worker is on workers’ compensation wage loss benefits, they may want to work part-time to TRY and ‘make up the difference’ from workers compensation payments. The question is, must other income be reported while on workers’ compensation? The answer to that question is an emphatic YES. Failing to do so will lead to an overpayment and could be perceived as fraud. The workers’ compensation insurance carrier will seek the overpayment by filing a modification/suspension petition…

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