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I got laid off from my job last year and am claiming for unemployment ins. while looking for a new job.?

I got laid off from my job last year and am claiming for unemployment ins. while looking for a new job.? Topic: Business plan for new year
July 18, 2019 / By Jairus
Question: Problem is that I am now currently considered an "owner" of a small business that recently opened. l do not make any money nor plan to for a very long time. I am hardly even ever there. I never planned on quitting my real job when agreeing to do this business (I was just going to help where I could) and I always plan to have a regular job at all times. However I did get laid off from the company that I was working for full time and began receiving benefits. I am still to this day trying to get a new job out there but it's just so hard with the economy these days. My problem is that I am considered an owner for this "other" company that is barely above water and I'd never see a dime from and I don't have much to do with other than on paper. Do I have to stop collecting unemployment benefits from my previous employment which I was there for a long time and paid into for very long just because I am considered an "owner" of this small business? This unemployment income is all i have to get by right now until I find a new job (which I think i am getting close so fingers crossed. Please any advice would help me. It isn't fair if I can't because I like everybody else am still trying to get real job like the one I had. Help please if you know anything.
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Fonz Fonz | 5 days ago
I don't know which state you are in, and I think that unemployment laws vary from state to state. However, I think that you are still entitled to collect unemployment insurance as long as you are truthful about ANY additional income you make while receiving the benefits. Then your weekly benefit allowance is reduced based on what your reported earnings were for that week. I don't think you would be disqualified for being an owner of a business. I think once you have a valid and open claim, the state only cares about how much money you are making otherwise to determine the appropriate amount to supplement you.
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Fonz Originally Answered: Can dentist send me bills half a year later claiming my insurance didn't cover all costs?
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Fonz Originally Answered: Can dentist send me bills half a year later claiming my insurance didn't cover all costs?
what happens is that when your at the doctor's office, they are only giving you an estimate as to what your co-pay is...once the dentist's office bills the insurance, they get a real $ amount as to what the insurance will pay. example bill is for $200, your co-pay at what you pay at the time of service is $100, and estimate what insurance will pay is $100 = 0 balance. but insurance really pays $50, so there is still a balance of $50 that you need to pay. I don't know what kind of insurance you have but Delta dental always sends a statement of activity. Follow up with your old insurance to make sure that the dental office is not pulling the wool over your eyes. Out ofgood faith call the dental office, and let them know that you've only received their letter once...but yes they can send you to collections.
Fonz Originally Answered: Can dentist send me bills half a year later claiming my insurance didn't cover all costs?
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Daven Daven
READ THE UNEMPLOYMENT HANDBOOK THAT YOU GOT WHEN YOU APPLIED. You know, the one that you claimed that you read when you signed the form. You can collect UC as long as you do not earn more than the dollar amount that is listed in your award letter. Now read your award letter. It's time to be a grownup, dear. You have to read ALL of the boring pieces of paper in your life. This is why I love recessions. Every time we have one, the great American middle class gets an education.
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Daven Originally Answered: Since Romneys chances decline as unemployment declines, is it fair to say rightists like higher unemployment?
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