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Can you collect unemployment in Texas if you are self-employed?
My feeling is that you can, as long as you paid yourself a salary, issued yourself a W-2 and paid state unemployment taxes through your payroll. And are now unemployed due to losing your business or income source. That's just my educated guess.
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Good question. If you have exhausted your unemployment benefits and have seriously been looking for work during your benefit period, it sounds reasonable to collect some form …of retirement. If you mean Social Security, however, if you meet the requirements for SS, then you can collect it at any time, while working, while unemployed or when no longer looking for work.
No, you must be able and available to work and since you are in jail, you can't work if a job was offered to you. People do commit fraud by having someone outside file their w…eekly benefit if the state has an automated system, but then generally it catches up with them and now they have a fraud overpayment and other consequences.
Yes, as long as you qualify for each of them individually.
You are usually eligible to receive unemployment benefits even if you were fired so long as you were not fired for "gross misconduct," the definition of which is determined by… the state unemployment agency and seems, in Texas, to include "work-related misconduct, neglect, or mismanagement" according to a Texas Unemployment website (see "Related Links"). You have nothing to lose by filing for unemployment benefits and should do so right away. Include all pertinent information so the unemployment agency has as much information as possible. They will contact your previous employer and will allow you to dispute anything your employer says, but make sure you are being honest and have documented the situation well.
Yes, but only if it was job related due to work conditions, harassment, toxic conditions, change in the terms of your employment, spouse relocating, job relocating, etc. all o…f which should be verified by the employment security office in your own state as each state has its own rules and regulations in this matter. There are only a few reasons when you quit and can still collect unemployment benefits. This depends on each state, as to qualifications, but generally its if it were for good, justifiable reasons.
Most, if not all, states make allowances for income while seeking full time employment, if you had lost a job and was running the home business to make ends meet. Obviously, y…ou had to qualify, originally, with a work history of working for someone else, first. It's called partial unemployment benefits, and could even be full benefits if the income you receive (which MUST be reported each week), is less than the benefits themselves. As each state sets it's own rules, you need to check with your state's employment security office for clarification.
It depends on the state and the nature of the disability. If you are permanently disabled and can't work then you probably can not get unemployment. They will ask you in the… check claiming process if you are able to work. Some states will allow eligibility if you have a disability, but it depends on the disability and whether it prevents you from doing any type of work you would otherwise be capable of doing.
Your weekly benefit amount will be between $58 and $392 depending upon the wages you earned.
If the suspension was through no fault of your own, then probably yes. Otherwise, it is up to the state unemployment office where you work as to their definition of justifiabl…e reasons a company can do something that causes loss of jobs.
You cannot collect absolute retirement (meaning not returning to work) and unemployment benefits because the latter requires you to, among many things, continuously seek full …time employment.
The maximum is $415 per week times 26 weeks, or $10,790 (before any extensions).
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Might be eligible for Workman's Comp: If the surgery was due to working conditions you might be eligible for workman's compensation, but this is not the same as unemployment.… To be eligible for unemployment, you have to be ready, willing, available and ABLE to work, and if you said you could not work, then you are not eligible. If the injury occurred while on the job, you probably are eligible for Workers Comp. Whether not being able to work, otherwise, the claim would depend on the rules of your state's employment security office. Might be eligible to collect unemployment: I'm not certain that's entirely true. If he/she is laid up in bed, then in all likelyhood they would not qualify. It all depends on the nature of the injury/recovery. If, however, they were able to perform modified duty such as sitting in a chair doing data entry, then they would be willing to work. If their specific job does not provide for that type of light duty or there are no available positions to fill, he/she may be entitled to unemployment. i.e. Willing to work, able to work, no work available. Provided they are still employed by the same company.
Apparently you can under certain circumstances. Check out the Related Link below, under "Does My Job Separation Affect My Benefits" item #2.
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If you remain incapacitated from working even after FMLA runs out - the only reason you did not return to work as FMLA allows - you cannot get UI benefits. UI is solely for fo…lks without a job who are available to work and actively seeking work. The incapacitated cannot qualify.
If you work a "free lance" or "pt/temp" job, you must claim it with Unemployment. If the gross money you earned was more than what U.E. pays for the week, you will not receive… a pymt. for that week. You must give all info. re: the co. who hired you for the job, date worked, gross pay. The week you don't get paid for will be added to the end of your U.E. time period. You won't lose it. Only problem: Unemployment sends forms to be filled out by the company that you worked for that that make it appear like the company hired you and it sort of freaks out the company so they don't want to use you again.
Yes, as long as you qualify under both programs.