Who qualifies for Mixed Earners Unemployment Compensation (MEUC)?

Answer

The MEUC program provides benefits to workers who are:

  • Receiving a traditional unemployment benefit from a program other than Pandemic Unemployment Assistance (PUA).
  • Receiving an unemployment benefit of at least $1, for claims week(s) covered by the MEUC program, which are January 2, 2021 through March 13, 2021.
  • Persons who made at least $5000 in net income from self-employment in the applicable taxable year.

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