Small businesses in Arizona most often buy these types of insurance.
A commercial general liability policy is important for all Arizona businesses. It covers basic third-party risks, such as slip-and-fall injuries, and is often required for a commercial lease.
Workers’ comp is required for Arizona businesses that have any number of employees. It also protects sole proprietors from work injury costs that health insurance might deny.
This policy is required for business-owned vehicles in Arizona. It covers injuries and property damage in an accident, along with vehicle theft, vandalism, and weather damage.
A BOP bundles commercial property insurance and general liability coverage in one plan. It's often the most cost-effective type of commercial insurance for an Arizona business.
This liability insurance coverage for professional services helps pay for client lawsuits related to mistakes and oversights. It's also called errors and omissions insurance (E&O).
E&O, sometimes called professional liability insurance, is common with professional services in Arizona. It can cover the cost of lawsuits related to your work performance.
This policy helps Arizona businesses survive data breaches and cyberattacks by paying for client notification costs, legal fees, and other related expenses.
Umbrella insurance boosts coverage on your general liability insurance, commercial auto insurance, and employer's liability insurance when the underlying policy reaches its limit.
This policy covers the value of a business's physical structure and its contents, such as inventory, equipment, and furniture. Bundle it with general liability coverage in a BOP for savings.
When you are ready to get insurance for your Arizona business, you can complete Insureon's easy online insurance application to get quotes from top-rated carriers.
State laws can affect which types of business insurance you need to carry. These policies are required everywhere in Arizona, from Phoenix to Tucson.
Arizona state law [PDF] requires all businesses that regularly have at least one employee, full-time or part-time, to carry workers’ compensation insurance. Some coverage exceptions include independent contractors, casual or occasional workers, and domestic workers who are only employed in a home.
All business-owned vehicles in Arizona must be covered by commercial auto insurance. Arizona's minimum requirements for auto insurance are:
Trucking companies may need additional coverage to comply with regulations.
Though it's not required, personal vehicles driven for work purposes should be covered by hired and non-owned auto insurance (HNOA), as personal auto policies usually exclude business use. It can be added to general liability insurance or a business owner's policy (BOP).
Commercial insurance can be affordable for small business owners. Average costs in Arizona are:
General liability: $42 per month
Workers' comp: $39 per month
Professional liability/E&O: $59 per month
Factors that influence business insurance costs include:
Insureon's licensed agents can help you find policies that fulfill Arizona's requirements and protect against financial loss. Once you've purchased insurance with us, you can download a certificate of insurance by logging into your account.
Yes – that's why cyber insurance is so crucial. Hackers are three times more likely to target small businesses, as they often have fewer resources to combat a threat.
Arizona's data breach laws require businesses to report security breaches to affected residents, and the costs can escalate quickly. Cyber liability insurance lessens the financial impact by paying for notification costs, legal fees, and fines.
Yes, your state may have special requirements for business insurance and bonds for your industry. You may also need a license depending on the work you do.
Contractors often need to carry general liability insurance or surety bonds to perform certain types of work. Having the right insurance and bonds helps you comply with state licensing requirements.
Real estate agents and brokers and other professionals who offer advice or services sometimes need errors and omissions insurance (E&O) to get licensed in their state.
Note that cities and counties may have their own laws, in addition to state laws.
As with any purchase, shopping around is one of the best ways to find an affordable option. With Insureon, you can compare quotes from top-rated providers by filling out a free online application.
Other ways to save include bundling policies for a discount, and choosing less expensive policy options, such as lower limits or a higher deductible. Learn more about how to find cheap business insurance.