How to Extend Unemployment Compensation?

Answer Most states will allow for unemployment benefits to be received for up to 26 weeks, but it may take some people longer to locate a job before their benefits expire. For those who qualify, some stat... Read More »

Top Q&A For: How to Extend Unemployment Compensation

Do you pay Social Security tax on unemployment compensation?

No Social Security taxes are paid on unemployment benefit income. For unemployed workers filing their 2009 federal tax returns, the IRS exempts income tax from the first $2,400 of unemployment bene... Read More »

Pension Rollover & Unemployment Compensation?

Your pension plan serves as part of your retirement savings provided to you by your employer. But if you're laid off or otherwise lose your job, what do you do with your pension? You may receive un... Read More »

Pennsylvania Unemployment Compensation Questions?

According to the United States Department of Labor (Bureau of Labor Statistics), almost 10 percent of Americans were unemployed as of September 2010. As of August 2010, the bureau reports that seve... Read More »

Can you get food stamps if you get unemployment compensation?

Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), as food stamp benefits are currently known, are determined using a complex calculation, which includes income. If you receive unemployment compensa... Read More »