What do Jimmy Buffett, Brett Favre, Oprah Winfrey, and William Faulkner all have in common? Their Mississippi roots! The Magnolia State is not only home to dozens of famous musicians, TV personalities, and athletes, but it’s where more than 254,000 small businesses also reside.
From numerous agricultural, fishing, and manufacturing companies to restaurants selling fried catfish and homemade mud pie, Mississippi fosters the growth and development of its small businesses.
Workers’ compensation insurance requirements vary state by state. In Mississippi, private employers with five or more regular employees must carry workers’ compensation insurance. However, employers with fewer than five employees may still choose to get workers’ comp coverage to help protect their employees in the event of a workplace-related injury, illness, or death.