What Is The Base Period?

The Base Period for Alaska is the first four of the last five completed calendar quarters prior to the quarter in which a claim for benefits is filed. For example a new claim with an effective date in May would have a Base Period of January through December of the previous year. Wages earned during the base period determine both the amount and duration of an individual's unemployment insurance benefits.

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