FAQ
Overpayments FAQ
What is an overpayment of Unemployment Insurance (UI) Benefits?
What can cause an overpayment of UI Benefits?
How was the overpayment determined?
If I disagree with owing the overpaid amount can I file a Protest or Appeal?
How do I file a Protest or Appeal?
Does filing an appeal stop collection activity?
I am currently collecting unemployment benefits. How will my overpayment balance affect my claim?
Why does the total overpayment amount include the money that was withheld for child support and state/federal income tax withholding?
How will I know the balance of my overpayment?
I am unable to pay the balance in full. Can I setup a monthly payment plan?
What collection efforts will be used to recover the overpayment?
How do I avoid collection activity against me?
If my overpayment account has been transferred to the Benefit Enforcement Unit (BEU), who do I contact?
What are the penalties for fraudulently collecting unemployment benefits?
Can I be prosecuted for fraudulently collecting unemployment benefits?
I am making payments (payments are coming from my calls to MARVIN), why are you intercepting my state (federal) income tax refund?
Will my 1099G income tax form be adjusted since I was overpaid and I have to pay back the benefits that I received?
If the overpayment is in my spouse's name, why are you intercepting my tax refund/If the overpayment is in my name, why are you intercepting my spouse's tax refund?
I returned my unemployment check, why do I still owe a balance?
Can I request UIA to waive repayment of my restitution due to financial hardship?
If I am unable to repay an overpayment, can the agency stop sending me monthly bills?
Will my overpayment balance be written off if I file bankruptcy?
What other resources are available if I am disqualified or not eligible for UI benefits?
Who do I contact if I have further questions?