Unemployment FAQs

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Can a claimant operate their own business and receive benefits at the same time?

If he or she is operating a full-time business, he or she is not eligible. If this is a part-time occupation such as selling cosmetics or vitamin supplements, the income must be reported and it might reduce any benefits to which he or she is entitled.