what qualifies you for unemployment in ny?

Am I still eligible for unemployment benefits if I want to start my own business
Telephone Claims Center before you take any steps to start a business. Unless you are part of the Self-Employment Assistance Program (SEAP), these activities may result in the loss of unemployment insurance benefits. See more information on SEAP. The Department of Labor considers you employed if you operate or start a business:
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Can I work part time and collect unemployment NY?
Part - time workers can now base their unemployment claims on the hours they work in a week and not the days, according to a Jan. 18 announcement by Gov. Cuomo. Prior to that day, weekly benefits were calculated based on the number of days you work. Jan 24, 2021
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How many months do you need to work to qualify for unemployment in NY?
In order to receive unemployment benefits in New York, you must have been employed for paid work for at least 2 calendar quarters during your Base Period (a Base Period is one year or 4 calendar quarters). In 2019, the job must have paid you at least $2400 in wages during one of the calendar quarters. May 18, 2020
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What do you get for unemployment in New York?
How much will I receive in unemployment benefits? Your benefit amount is based on your earnings; the maximum weekly benefit in New York is $504 (people who make approximately $52,000+ will receive the maximum).
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What happens next after I file an unemployment claim in New York?
For each week you wish to receive benefits, you must request payment by claiming benefits for that week.
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What is the maximum amount of unemployment benefits I may receive?
Although your claim lasts one year (your benefit year), during that time you can only receive 26 times your full weekly rate. The same amount of money applies for weeks of partial unemployment.
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What kind of work must I accept to be eligible for unemployment benefits?
You must be ready to accept "suitable" work while you collect benefits. Suitable work is work that you can reasonably do through your past training and experience. This means that you have to look for work in all your most recent occupations, especially if the chance of getting work in your primary skill area is not good. After you have claimed 10 full weeks of benefits.
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Who can file for unemployment in NY
To collect benefits, you must be ready, willing, and able to work, and actively looking for work during each week in which you are claiming benefits. We understand that many of you are unable to work due to the COVID-19 pandemic and New York State on PAUSE.
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