Can I apply for Minnesota unemployment ?
I haven’t worked at a job for 2-3 years!
And I’ve been making music and streaming games to twitch without pay As self employed
- Ron AkiaLv 64 weeks ago
You are not entitled to unemployment benefits in any state as you have not paid into the system. As for being self-employed, you would need to have been paying yourself a salary and have paid unemployment taxes to qualify. Legally, what you have been doing is not considered self-employment. The IRS would call it a hobby.
- EvaLv 74 weeks ago
You aren't self employed if you don't get paid. You don't qualify for unemployment since you haven't worked in so long. Your music and streaming would be considered a hobby.
- AmyLv 74 weeks ago
Sure, as long as you as employer have been paying into the system via the FICA tax.
- StephenWeinsteinLv 74 weeks ago
No, 2-3 years after you last worked is too long to be able to apply for unemployment.
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- babyboomer1001Lv 74 weeks ago
No. Where'd you get the idea that you would qualify?
- JudyLv 74 weeks ago
no. It's not self employment when you have no income from it.
- Karen LLv 74 weeks ago
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