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Can you still draw unemployment from a private job if you are turning in taxes?

My Mom just took a private job as a caregiver for some elderly folks. She will be turning in her own taxes. If she were to get fired would she be able to draw unemployment?

Asked By: Steven C - 9/24/2009
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She can't have it both ways... More
Answered By: v b - 9/24/2009
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No, because she is a private contractor and doesn't contribute to the unemployment fund.
Answered By: Robert E. Lee - 9/24/2009
 
Generally, no. First, to collect unemployment, a person must first work as an employee. This job sounds like work as an independent contractor, not an employee. Second, the word "fired" means terminated for misconduct, which usually leaves a person ineligible for unemployment benefits. In most cases, unemployment... More
Answered By: StephenWeinstein - 9/24/2009
 
If she is an employee, the people she works for should be withholding taxes, paying into unemployment for her, paying matching ss and medicare amounts, and giving her a W-2 at the end of the year. She would be eligible for unemployment... More
Answered By: Judy - 9/24/2009
 
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