End-of-Year Reminders to Help You Plan

November 7, 2018

Updated Nov. 30, 2018

End-of-Year Commission Information

We'll make every effort to place your business in force before the year-end commission cut-off date of Dec. 27, 2018. We'll pay commissions on policies placed in force after Dec. 27, 2018 during the mid-January 2019 commission cycle.

The Standard will be closed on Dec. 24 and 25, 2018, as well as Jan. 1, 2019.

Policy Delivery Requirements

We guarantee that all pending IDI and GSI policies with complete and compliant delivery requirements received at The Standard’s home office by noon Pacific Time on Thursday, Dec. 27, 2018 will be placed in force by the end of business on the Dec. 27, 2018 commission cut-off date.

Policies With Requested Effective Dates of December 29, 30 and 31

We'll place all fully underwritten policies with requested effective dates of Dec. 29, 30 or 31 in force with an effective date of Jan. 1, 2019, subject to the terms of the Policy Acceptance. Please contact your case manager or call 800.378.6058 (800.378.6057 in New York) if you'd like help determining policy effective dates.

Commission Calendar

View the commission calendar to see cut-off and pay dates for the rest of 2018, as well as 2019. This commission calendar is available on The Standard's IDI producer website under Sales Tools.

Operations and Underwriting