Are My Benefits Taxable?

Unemployment insurance benefits are subject to federal and state income taxes. When you file your claim, you will have the option to have federal income tax withheld from your weekly unemployment insurance benefits in the amount of 10% of your weekly benefit amount.

The information on this page is meant to provide a general overview of the law. The laws in your state and/or city may deviate significantly from those described here. If you have specific questions related to your situation you should speak with a local attorney.

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