💼 Unemployment Benefits

In order to receive the additional federal unemployment benefit, you must first apply for state unemployment. Below is a comprehensive list of state applications, the maximum weekly payment ($USD) amount you can expand before the additional federal boost, and more.

Who qualifies?

In light of COVID, unemployment benefits have been expanded to those that are self-employed, independent contractors, and gig workers, including a one-time stimulus payment based on your income.

Do I need to take proactive action?

Yes, you must file for state unemployment. Below you will find information and links to each state’s unemployment applications and benefits.

What payout can I expect?

An additional $600 flat per week is granted to anyone on unemployment and is extended to at least 39 weeks or July 31, 2020 (regardless of state length restrictions).

How and when can I expect it?

Weekly payments delivered the same way as you are receiving state unemployment (mailed check or direct deposit).

Unemployment benefits by state

In order to receive the additional federal unemployment benefit, you must first apply for state unemployment. Below is a comprehensive list of state applications, the maximum weekly payment ($USD) amount you can expand before the additional federal boost, and more.

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