Pennsylvania Unemployment Compensation Questions?

Answer 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 »

Top Q&A For: Pennsylvania Unemployment Compensation Questions

Is unemployment compensation taxable on Pennsylvania income taxes?

According to the Pennsylvania Department of Labor, unemployment is only taxed on a federal level and not on the state level. It furthers says that Public Law 111-5 makes only amounts over the firs... Read More »

Can You Resign & Still Collect Pennsylvania Unemployment Compensation?

Most people on unemployment were laid off from their job or otherwise terminated form employment for reasons beyond their control. In limited circumstances, however, workers may qualify for unemplo... Read More »

How to Extend Unemployment Compensation?

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 »

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 »