How to Add a Dependent to Unemployment After Benefits Started?

Answer Some states give special allowances to people on unemployment who have dependents in their care. To qualify for this allowance, you must have a qualifying child or spouse that you provide for. To c... Read More »

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If you are receiving unemployment benefits and then start receiving Social Security Disability Benefits can you still collect unemployment?

The reasoning behind the Disability Benefits program, is to grant a monthly check to those people who are "no longer able" to perform the duties required to hold their job, or work due to some medi... Read More »

Is my spouse considered a dependent when filing for unemployment?

Each state has its own unemployment policies, but some states do pay an additional supplement if the unemployment recipient has been financially supporting her spouse. Check your state's policy: It... Read More »

Can I be claimed as a dependent on a federal tax return if I drew unemployment compensation?

If you are a U.S. citizen and someone has provided you with more than 50 percent of your financial support, he can usually claim you as a dependent on his tax return. Additional rules dictate that ... Read More »

Can you collect both unemployment benefits and Social Security Disability Insurance benefits in California?

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