State Unemployment Compensation

State Unemployment Compensation

Unemployment insurance paid by an American state, as opposed to the federal government. Under the Federal Unemployment Tax Act, states pay for half of their unemployment benefits. The federal government pays the other half.
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Isaacs, 'Unemployment Insurance: Consequences of Changes in State Unemployment Compensation Laws," Congressional Research Service, March 7, 2018, https://fas.org/sgp/crs/misc/R41859.pdf.
We also don't have to make required payments and contributions on behalf of our employees, such as our share of an employee's Social Security and Medicare taxes, state unemployment compensation insurance, and workers' compensation insurance, which altogether can add 20% to 30% -- or more, to payroll.
* "Regular benefits" shall have the same meaning as in subdivision 1421(5) of the state unemployment compensation law.
The state Unemployment Compensation Bureau in the New Hampshire Department of Employment Security is tasked with paying out benefits to eligible claimants who are unemployed, or underemployed, through no fault of their own.
There may be additional state income tax to withhold, in addition to state unemployment compensation contributions and state disability insurance.
When Miss Widgeon's firm reduced its staff and let her go, she went on state unemployment compensation. Weeks later, the compensation bureau informed her that it had found her an appropriate job and was stopping its payments.
90-72, it ruled that such benefits must be linked to the receipt of state unemployment compensation and must not be received as a lump-sum to be excluded from the definition of wages for FICA purposes.
After earning a law degree in 1936 from Northern Ohio University, he worked at the state unemployment compensation bureau and then began a private law practice which, with a break for service in the U.S.
Many state unemployment compensation laws now use the common law test and other prerequisites.
In addition, wage information is often required to be reported to other non-tax government agencies (such as the federal Social Security Administration and the state unemployment compensation agencies).
State Unemployment Compensation Programs: Immediate Reforms Needed
The state legislature is permitted to appropriate money to the state Unemployment Compensation Fund.
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