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Returning to Unemployment? Reopen Your Claim

The Unemployment Insurance Agency (UIA) provided guidance to workers and employers who may be affected by the new shutdown on November 18th. Reopening Unemployment Claims Michiganders who were on unemployment, went back to work, and are…
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Your Unemployment Benefits Will be Taxed

The economic impact of the COVID-19 has been enormous.  Some estimates suggest over 30 million Americans have filed for unemployment benefits as a result of this economic impact. Normally when applying for unemployment, you would be eligible…
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Unemployment Assistance for Eligible Workers

Unemployment Assistance is available to Self-Employed, Other Newly Eligible Workers on Monday, $600 Federal Payments Also Begin Michigan’s self-employed workers, gig workers, 1099-independent contractors and low-wage workers affected by COVID-19…
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MI Sends Notices On Unemployment Compensation

Michigan has started sending out this notice regarding unemployment compensation: “The Unemployment Insurance Agency records show you recently established a claim for unemployment benefits. This notice is to advise you that an addition to…
COVID-19-related business risks

Controlling the unemployment tax costs

As an employer, you must pay federal unemployment (FUTA) tax on amounts up to $7,000 paid to each employee as wages during the calendar year. The rate of tax imposed is 6% but can be reduced by a credit (described below). Most employers end…