How do I get unemployment checks?

Answer When you lose your job, the first thing that can come to mind is paying the bills and keeping food on the table. Unemployment insurance is designed to make sure that people who have lost their jobs... Read More »

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Who pays for unemployment checks?

Unemployment checks are paid for by state and federal taxes paid by employers, not individual taxpayers. Employers are not allowed to deduct money from workers' paychecks to pay unemployment benefi... Read More »

Are taxes withheld on unemployment checks?

According to the Internal Revenue Service (IRS), taxes must be paid on unemployment benefits. Withholding income taxes on your unemployment income, however, is voluntary. You may have to request th... Read More »

How much do they take out for taxes on unemployment checks?

Unemployment benefits are taxable. If you collect the benefits, you have two options. The state can take out and hold 10 percent, or at the end of the year, it will issue you a 1099 form. So if you... Read More »

How to File a Complaint When Not Receiving Unemployment Checks?

While most states have discontinued issuing paper checks for unemployment purposes, a few states do still use them in 2011. Unemployment checks typically are issued on a biweekly basis. If you are ... Read More »