Tag: Unemployment Benefits

Unemployment: Receiving benefits in California

Unemployment: Receiving benefits in California

Many Americans are finding themselves still struggling after the pandemic, and some survive off benefits like unemployment. California offers an unemployment benefit program for those who qualify by meeting certain requirements. It’s worth noting that most states offer unemployment benefits, but it ... MORE
Can I claim unemployment benefits if I quit my job?

Can I claim unemployment benefits if I quit my job?

Lots of people have left their jobs in hopes of finding better employment. However, they will likely not be eligible for unemployment benefits. Stimulus: Transportation relief worth $150 to go out in 2023 The ‘Great Resignation’ Since the start of the pandemic ... MORE
Unemployment Benefits: Three states plan to slash benefits

Unemployment Benefits: Three states plan to slash benefits

Many states have started to pull back on unemployment benefits as job openings increase in numbers while reopening continues. The goal with slashing benefits is to try and get people to fill the job openings that have grown. There are currently 11.3 ... MORE
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Unemployment benefits in California, how to qualify

Many Americans benefitted from unemployment benefits throughout the pandemic, and like most states, California has a process as well. While most states have an unemployment process, rules and what you earned before applying differ between states. When you apply for benefits, you ... MORE
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Unemployment: Are benefits taxed income?

Americans are preparing their taxes, and after the pandemic caused higher rates of unemployment, people are confused. There were a lot of issues with the 2020 tax returns and unemployment thanks to changes under the American Rescue Plan. Now, people are wondering ... MORE
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IRS: Unemployment benefits and tax refunds

In 2020 taxpayers collecting unemployment were lucky enough to not pay taxes on the first $10,200. In 2021, they need to pay taxes to the IRS on their benefits. This move was made under the American Rescue Act when President Joe Biden ... MORE