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Small Business Insurance in Overland Park and Olathe, KS

Your small businesses needs many types of coverage in order to adequately secure itself against losses in the event of certain common business casualties. Common elements of small business insurance include:

  • General Liability Insurance: This policy covers a business against claims arising from problems like libel, slander, medical expenses, property damage, medical expenses, and the cost of defending against a lawsuit.
  • Product Liability Insurance: If you deal with a product - whether it's manufacturing, retailing, wholesaling, or just distributing it - you may be responsible for keeping it (and people in the area around it) safe. The amount required depends mainly on the products involved - the larger and/or heavier the products are, the more coverage is needed.
  • Professional Liability Insurance: Similarly, if you provide any kind of professional service, you may need coverage for errors, malpractice, and negligence. Some companies are required to have this type of coverage (especially, though not exclusively, those in the medical field).
  • Commercial Property Insurance: If your small business owns any kind of physical property (an office, a retail store, a warehouse, etc.), this coverage insures it against a wide variety of natural and man-made forms of damage. If your business is particularly vulnerable to a certain type of damage (flooding, vandalism, etc.), you may need additional coverage for that specific problem.
  • Home-Based Insurance: If you're running a business from your home, then your homeowner's insurance probably doesn't cover any of your business operations. You may need to purchase additional coverage separately, or as an extension of your existing plan. Speak to a Aspire Insurance Agency agents to find out.

Many other industry-specific forms of coverage are available. For more information about what policies are the most important for your business, talk to one of our agents and ask for a full risk assessment. You can research forms of insurance through reputable sources—this information is available for free online, courtesy of groups like the National Association of Insurance Commissioners.

Insurance Requirements for Small Business

All small businesses are required to have Workers' Compensation, Unemployment Insurance, and sometimes Disability Insurance. Other requirements for small business insurance vary by industry, as well as local, state, and federal law.

What constitutes a small business?

The exact definition of a small business varies by industry, but according to the Small Business Administration, it's usually 500 employees or less for mining or manufacturing, and $7.5 million or less in revenue for other industries. Note that there are many exceptions to this rule, and they are listed in detail on the Small Business Administration's website.

 

1. "Insure U Get Smart About Insurance." Accessed April 14, 2016. http://www.insureuonline.org/smallbusiness/.

2. "Insurance Requirements for Employers." The U.S. Small Business Administration | SBA.gov. Accessed April 14, 2016. https://www.sba.gov/managing-business/running-business/insurance/insurance-requirements-employers.

3. "Summary of Size Standards by Industry Sector" The U.S. Small Business Administration | SBA.gov. Accessed April 14, 2016. https://www.sba.gov/contracting/getting-started-contractor/make-sure-you-meet-sba-size-standards/summary-size-standards-industry-sector.

Main Office

6300 W 143rd St, STE 120

Overland Park, KS 66223

Main office: 913-225-8203
Toll free: 866-702-1020
Fax: 913-945-1980

Office Hours:

Mon: 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Tues: 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Wed: 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Thurs: 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Fri: 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Sat: By Appointment
Sun: By Appointment

Satellite Office

13095 S Mur-Len Rd, STE 100

Olathe, KS 66062

Main office: 913-225-8437
Toll free: 866-702-1020
Fax: 913-945-1980

Office Hours:

Mon: 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Tues: 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Wed: 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Thurs: 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Fri: 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Sat: By Appointment
Sun: By Appointment

Satellite Office

705 8th St

Baldwin City, KS 66066

Main office: 913-225-8437
Toll free: 866-702-1020
Fax: 913-945-1980

Office Hours:

Mon: 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Tues: 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Wed: 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Thurs: 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Fri: 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Sat: By Appointment
Sun: By Appointment

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Testimonials

I have been a client of Aspire Insurance Agency for several years now. I have found them to be nothing but helpful and wonderful. They search out the best prices and coverages for any needs. Last summer, a storm toppled a tree onto my fence and Marty was out at my house within 30 minutes. When my son just got engaged, Marty gave us the best advice on getting the ring insured quickly and easily. We have homeowners, multi-car insurance, jewelry, and renters insurance for houses at college. I would highly recommend Aspire Insurance Agency to anyone wanting the best coverage and pricing, plus friendly and helpful advice from Marty and his staff.
Kala - Overland Park, KS
After being with an insurance company for over 20 years, we saw our rates and premiums increase and increase. Marty was able to find us an equal if not better plan covering our cars and home. We are saving over $700/yr. Aspire Insurance Agency is the only agency I would consider! Thanks, Marty!
John and Kathleen - Overland Park, KS
We wanted to update our coverage portfolio and wanted a hometown agency. Everyone at Aspire was helpful and guided us through the process. Thank you.
Bob and Karen - Overland Park, KS