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Frequently Asked Questions

DISCLAIMER: The answers provided below are not meant to be a substitute for legal advice.

Emergency Unemployment Compensation


Jobless Worker

Overpayments FAQ

Can I be prosecuted for fraudulently collecting unemployment benefits?

Can I request UIA to waive repayment of my restitution due to financial hardship?

Does filing an appeal stop collection activity?

How do I avoid collection activity against me?

How do I file a Protest or Appeal?

How was the overpayment determined?

How will I know the balance of my overpayment?

I am currently collecting unemployment benefits. How will my overpayment balance affect my claim?

I am making payments (payments are coming from my calls to MARVIN), why are you intercepting my state (federal) income tax refund?

I am unable to pay the balance in full. Can I setup a monthly payment plan?

I returned my unemployment check, why do I still owe a balance?

If I am unable to repay an overpayment, can the agency stop sending me monthly bills?

If I disagree with owing the overpaid amount can I file a Protest or Appeal?

If my overpayment account has been transferred to the Benefit Enforcement Unit (BEU), who do I contact?

If the overpayment is in my spouse's name, why are you intercepting my tax refund/If the overpayment is in my name, why are you intercepting my spouse's tax refund?

What are the penalties for fraudulently collecting unemployment benefits?

What can cause an overpayment of UI Benefits?

What collection efforts will be used to recover the overpayment?

What is an overpayment of Unemployment Insurance (UI) Benefits?

What other resources are available if I am disqualified or not eligible for UI benefits?

Who do I contact if I have further questions?

Why does the total overpayment amount include the money that was withheld for child support and state/federal income tax withholding?

Will my 1099G income tax form be adjusted since I was overpaid and I have to pay back the benefits that I received?

Will my overpayment balance be written off if I file bankruptcy?

SUTA Dumping

UIA New Business FAQ

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