Was Reagan the first to extend unemployment benefits?
If you are fired from a job, through no fault of your own, you may be eligible for unemployment benefits. For the first 20 weeks, unemployment will be paid by your previous employer, after that, the state of New Mexico will pay the unemployment benefits. Read More
To qualify for unemployment benefits, other than your work history, you have to actively seek full-time employment, which leaves out retirement. Read More
Collecting Social Security benefits has no bearing on your eligibility to receive unemployment benefits. The latter depends on many work related issues, including your reasons for quitting in the first place. Your state makes the determination as to whether you qualify for unemployment. Read More
1987 was the first year that unemployment compensation was fully taxable. how did it come to be (enacted) a demacrat ? or a joint venture? Read More
How much? In general, unemployment benefits are based on an individual's earnings in the base period. As of December, 2008, NY benefits ranged from $40 to $405. New York state unemployment benefits are subject to Federal income taxes, and you may elect to have taxes withheld from your unemployment check. How soon? Across the United States, it generally takes two to three weeks to receive your first benefit check after you file your claim. Check… Read More
Under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, enacted last month, every person who receives unemployment benefits during 2009 is eligible to exclude the first $2,400 of these benefits when they file their tax return next year. Read More
Yes. Vermont was the first state to provide such benefits in 1994. Read More
Anytime that you need unemployment benefits you have to refile. When you refile you will be advised if you are eligible for benefits. Sometimes you will reopen an existing claim if it is within the same base period that you were collecting in previously, in which case your unemployment amount will remain the same. However, if you have exhausted your previous benefits and not eligible to open an extension, then the unemployment office will use… Read More
Can i claim unemployment benefits and also make cash on the side without having to report it when i file taxes?
You are required to report all income on your tax returns, including unemployment benefits and "cash on the side." However, in 2009 the first $2400 of the benefits that you report may not be federally taxable. Read More
Yes, the first $2400 in benefits is exempt, but the benefits must be reported, along with any other income. Read More
First, simply ask them. Then, if you are filing a claim for unemployment benefits, the state's investigator will find out, in order to determine your eligibility for those benefits/ Read More
First, if you weren't denied benefits, contact the employment security office for an explanation. Second, if you had been denied, you can appeal the decision. Read More
First, it generally depends on the state you work in, and the nature of the dividends. Usually, because you have to report all income you receive while getting your benefits, they may offset your unemployment by a calculated amount each week you receive them both. Read More
Yes your unemployment benefits will be taxable income in Georgia on your federal 1040 income tax return the first 2400 of your unemployment compensation that you received in the year 2009 will not subject to the federal income tax return. Read More
No. First, it is the states who pay unemployment, by funds they get from the employers whose unemployment tax rate depends on the firms labor turnover. Second, only those who lose their jobs through no fault of their own are entitled to benefits, determined by the state's laws and investigation into cause of departure from the job. Read More
As soon as you become unemployed, you should file for unemployment benefits. It takes time for the Illinois Department of Employment Security (IDES) to process your claim and calculate your benefits. If everything is in order, you should receive your first benefit check within 2-3 weeks of filing. Read More
South Carolina violates the first amendment by denying the unemployment benefits of appellant. They forced her to choose between her religious beliefs and forfeit unemployment benefits. The denial of employment compensation is directly relate to her religious beliefs that cause her to refuse to work on Saturday because she was the member of Seven day church. The reason of unemployment benefits denial was Sherbet was not available to work in Saturday where jobs were available… Read More
If you have a work history that qualifies you to receive unemployment benefits in the first place, check with the employment security office in your state. Most states will allow your earning some income while on benefits, but each has their own formulas for doing so. Read More
How will Texas slate legislature will approve the drug tests specifically for the unemployment benefits?
Texas State Legislature is trying to pass a bill that will require people that are applying for unemployment benefits to first forgo a drug test. Legislature is also trying to require that a questionnaire that will throw up red flags for possible drug use be filled out prior to benefits. Read More
Maximum 79 weeks I believe. First 26 weeks is regular state unemployment benefits, then 33 weeks of the Basic Emergency Unemployment Benefits which was approved by Congress, then Governor Bredesen just approved (Nov. 2009)a 20 week state extension. <><> Further extensions, past Nov. 31, 2010, have not been approved by Congress. Read More
Can you file for social security at age 62 and receive unemployment benefits in Ohio at the same time?
If you are eligible for social security retirement (and I think for your age group the eligible age is 65), go ahead and apply for it while you apply for unemployment at the same time. The unemployment will come in first, and receipt of it shouldn't affect your retirement benefits. You can earn as much as you want outside of retirement. Read More
Perhaps, it depends upon the laws of the debtor's state. Some US states allow the garnishment of unemployment benefits some do not. In all US states federal law allows the first $154.50 (weekly based) to be exempt from creditor garnishment only. Read More
Unemployment benefits are subject to federal income tax in every state. However, in 2009, the first $2400 per person is exempt from federal income tax. Read More
I just did my taxes on Turbo Tax Online Free Edition today. I was surprised to find out that the first $2400 of Unemployment is now taxable. I guess the exemption for the first $2400 was a one year only thing in 2009. It is really unfortunate. Lessening the tax on unemployment would be a great way to stimulate the economy. Yes. The break was only for 2009 federal tax exemption on the first $2400… Read More
The first week of extension benefits will be 12/23/08. Read More
Yes, you need to apply for benefits first to find out if you qualify. See the Related Link below. Read More
First, it is possible for someone receiving unemployment benefits to have a job. It depends on what they are paid, what the benefit amount is, whether it's temporary, etc. So they may or may not be violating the law. Check with the Pennsylvania unemployment office with the facts and they will decide. Read More
Yes you do, because part of the requirement to get the unemployment in the first place, is that you are willing, able, and actively seeking full time work. If you get a part time job, while searching, in most cases you can still qualify for partial unemployment benefits. Read More
Unemployment benefits vary by the state that you are in, the amount of time you were at your previous job, and the pay you received (among other factors). It is important to note that no everyone is eligible so before you attempt to calculate your unemployment benefits it may be wise to see if you will qualify in the first place! Also, unemployment beneficiaries only receive those payments if they are actively looking for work… Read More
If you are on unemployment benefits in one state can that state make you open a claim in another state?
Only states that are liable (work was performed in them) are responsible for unemployment claims. If you worked in more than one state during the base period, the first liable state can require you to file partial unemployment in another state you worked in, to share the total unemployment benefit. The particulars depend on the states involved as each state has its own rules and regulations pertaining to benefits. Read More
Normally, to collect unemployment benefits, the person receiving them must be both able to work and actively looking for work. If they're unable to work due to being sick, they shouldn't be getting unemployment in the first place; they might get disability benefits, but that's not the same thing. You can never collect someone else's unemployment benefits, unless you're talking about physically walking to the mailbox and picking it up for them, which would be… Read More
Unemployment benefits are ste by the state in which you live in. Generally, for a person to collect unemployment benefits, first, the company has to pay into the unemployment fund of that particular state, then he / she would have to be laid off by a company downsizing or unfairly dismissed by their supervisor, boss, what have you. If the employee was in any responsible for his / her dismissal, i.e., theft, absentism, unsatisfactory job… Read More
If you were laid off in Florida can you still collect unemployment benefits if you move to Illinois?
The Unemployment Compensation provisions have undergone many changes through the years; and, the procedures for qualifying for eligibility have been revised as well, varying in one manner or another from state to state. The best resource you have is the local unemployment office for the state in which you now reside. If it is different from that where you were laid-off, you are still considered unemployed until you attain employment status; and, if you expect… Read More
Not federal taxes. If you want federal taxes withheld, you have to specifically request it. Remember that in 2009, the first $2400 per person of unemployment benefits is not subject to federal tax. Read More
No, for 2 reasons; first, you quit for personal reasons not caused by your job, and second, among the requirements to receive unemployment benefits you have to be available, ready, willing, and able to begin work immediately in a job you are supposed to be seeking. Read More
The question isn't how many hours you can work, but how much you earn in a week compared to the benefits you'd be entitled to, which depends on how you qualified for the benefits in the first place. Read More
First, it is possible for someone receiving unemployment benefits to have a job. It depends on what they are paid, what the benefit amount is, whether it's temporary, etc. So they may or may not be violating the law. Check with the Texas unemployment office with the facts and they will decide. Read More
Ronald Reagan was 69 at his first Inauguration Read More
No. To be eligible for benefits, the general rule is the base year (of entitlement) is the first 4 of the last 5 completed calendar quarters. Read More
When your Emergency Unemployment Compensation run out are there more extensions until President Obama signs a new bill to extend EUC benefits?
Each state has its own regulations regarding extensions. They can be Tier I (the normal period), Tier II (first extension), possible Tier III (when the first two expire), and then there is the one the President signed into law on 11/6/09 that extends it up to 14 weeks. Read More
The church is not the one that pays the unemployment benefits...it's the state in which the worker worrks. In addition, most states allow churches an exempt status, meaning they do not pay a payroll tax to the state, thereby the worker may not be entitled in the first place. Read More
You should file for unemployment in both states, advising each of them about your work in the other state. Because of the interstate unemployment benefits agreement among states, they should work out the differences between them so you are not over-claiming and thus possibly guilty of unemployment fraud. Most states require reporting earnings in the first 4 quarters of the last 5 complete quarters, so your 2 years would fall in that window. Read More
Generally speaking, you can claim unemployment, in most states, for the first 4 quarters worked of the last 5 completed quarters. You can receive benefits, before extensions, for up to 26 weeks within the next 52 weeks Read More
First inauguration of Ronald Reagan was created in 1981. Read More
What is it called when an employer terminates an employee through no fault of the employer or employee and therefore the state pays unemployment benefits from the state fund not the employees?
First of all, employers pay a payroll tax to the state based on number of employees, payroll amount and turnover rate of the employer, regardless of faults, for purposes of supplying benefits to workers who qualify for those benefits. Secondly, only the employers, never the employees, pay into the unemployment fund. Read More
Unemployment funds the state pays unemployment benefits from comes from taxes or other means the state collects from the employerr. For income taxes the unemployed person must pay, it depends on the state which collects income taxes, if any, and the Federal government which excludes the first $2400 received in benefits, but as it is taxable, it is accumulated with all other income the person receives and the rate he pays depends on the income… Read More
Yes. Apply for benefits the first week you are unemployed. This will be your "waiting week", for which you are not paid. After that, you should receive benefits for each week you are furloughed. This is not a specific program of the ODJFS, I'm told, but is how they are handling the furloughs in this weak economy. Read More
Benefits are calculated weekly but payments are made every two weeks. Funds from the first week are kept as recourse, therefore your first paymet only includes the total amount of the second week. Thereafter you will received payments worth of two weeks. Read More
If you are collecting unemployment in the state of Oklahoma you will most likely not be able to collect Social Security benefits because Social Security will count your unemployment as unearned income and not give you any deductions. Without the deductions from income your total income will almost always be too high to receive Social Security Benefits. So, you have to choose. If you are eligible for unemployment then you should take it and forget… Read More
The fact that you are going to college will not serve as a bar to collecting unemployment benefits. But you still need to make sure that you qualify for them in the first place! In order to be eligible for unemployment you need to not be unemployed because you got fired (or at any fault of your own), have worked for a certain number of weeks, and be actively looking for other work. Unemployment is… Read More