Unemployment FAQs

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null What is the most recent taxable year ending prior to my application for regular UC?

This date is based on the individual’s application for regular UC. If an individual filed an initial claim for regular UC during calendar year 2020, the most recent taxable year is 2019. Thus, such individuals must have received at least $5,000 in self-employment income during taxable year 2019 to be eligible for MEUC. If an individual filed an initial claim for regular UC during calendar 2021, the most recent taxable year is 2020 and such individuals must have received at least $5,000 in self-employment income during taxable year 2020 to be eligible for MEUC.