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I'm still working but my payments are deferred due to Covid19. Do I qualify for unemployment insurance benefits?

I'm self-employed in California and my biggest client (>90% of my billable hours) is not able to pay due to cash flow disruptions related to Covid19. I've agreed to continue working and billing as ...
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Does LLC payment count as payment to me (for unemployment purposes)

In the summer I received unemployment payments from California thanks to new federal laws that gave benefits to self employed business owners. The specific TYPE of unemployment for self-employed ...
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Does schedule E income such as Airbnb disqualify unemployment benefits?

I am a Bay Area California resident who lost my job due to the pandemic orders, and I also haven't been able to run my airbnb listing for the same reason. I have been receiving unemployment benefits ...
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Which tax year should unemployment benefits reported?

The question is summarized in the title: Unemployment benefits are reported for the tax year in which (choose one): the week of unemployment occurred; the week was claimed; the benefit payment was ...
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How do unemployment benefits work when you move to a new state for the same employer?

I have questions about CA unemployment benefits eligibility that I’m not able to figure out from the website. In preparation of moving to East Cost location of my office, I had moved my address to ...
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I'm employed with a good salary - when should I file for unemployment?

Due to the current pandemic & its economic effects my employer has recently cut back on salary by ~6%. Personally this has not caused any harm, but I want to be prepared in case things get worse ...
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Unemployment claim

I worked in Virginia until 12/30/19 and was transferred by my company to Louisville, Ky. Now with the Coronavirus, I am being layed off or have my hours reduced to 15 hours. I want to file for ...
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Filing for unemployment after quitting a W2 job for a 1099 contractor role?

My wife left her W2 job for a 1099 contractor role last month. She was fired from the 1099 contractor role for underperforming after 3 weeks. When filling out the unemployment information for Texas, ...
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Earning through Lyft while receiving California unemployment

I've read that some states allow a maximum weekly income while on unemployment. I'm wondering if one is able to earn while on California unemployment, and if so, what the maximum is.
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Can I collect unemployment in this situation?

I was employed (W-2) on a contract for almost 2 years and the the contract ended. Then I took a job 2 weeks after the contract ended which did not work out for me after being there for a very short ...
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Unemployment eligibility for U.S. citizen working overseas for California based company

I received word I will be getting laid off at the end of the year. I currently work overseas for a California based company. I am a U.S. citizen and will be returning to CA (my home state) due to ...
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options for Healthcare and benefits for recently graduated PhD who is short-term unemployed?

I recently (2015) graduated from a PhD program in a very employable science/engineering major from a top three university in the United States. Due to some health and motivational issues (ones that ...
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is it easier to rent a car with a secured credit card over a debit card?

I've been denied car rentals using debit cards in the past, even with thousands of dollars on the card. I'm going to Hawaii as well as Tennessee this year, and will need a car. Would my odds increase ...
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Can I deduct on my IRS 2015 amended form 1040X return the tax loss from foregoing Massachusetts unemployment compensation?

Today, June 12 2017, I was told by the Massachusetts Department of Unemployment Insurance that I could not reopen a prior unemployment claim which I turned down in January 2015 arising from an ...