In this article, we answer the question “When is worker’s compensation insurance required in Iowa?” and also answers the following related questions: How is an employee/employer relationship established for work comp purposes in Iowa?, When is worker’s compensation necessary in Iowa?, When are Iowa employers exempt from obtaining worker’s compensation insurance?, Do out of state employers have to provide Iowa worker’s compensation insurance?, What happens if an Iowa company does not obtain worker’s compensation insurance?, and How can an Iowa company obtain worker’s compensation insurance?