You do not qualify monetarily for a regular base period unemployment insurance claim. However, you may qualify for a claim using the alternate base period of employment.
You will need your paystubs or W-2s ready to attach to the affidavit to verify the earnings that you submit here.
The affidavit is not a requirement but allows you to receive payments more quickly as long as your information
is accurate. If you choose not to provide the information it will be added to your account once the employer provides us with the
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Contact your employer, obtain copies of your paystubs for the dates
or have your employer provide a payment summary on company letterhead showing amounts paid to you for
the time period needed. Once you have obtained these documents, you may start the process again.
If you were paid in cash your income is most likely not considered covered employment.
Examples of non-covered employment are people who are self-employed, work studies, small farms paying less than $20,000
a year to all workers, and those excluded from participating in the Unemployment Insurance fund (religious affiliated businesses or nonprofits.)
If you can prove you worked for an employer by providing some documentation and those wages should be reportable,
you will need to contact a claims specialist to have a tax investigation of the employer started. This can be done by calling 208-332-8942.
Your affidavit has been submitted successfully
Thank you. Your affidavit will be processed in the order it is received.
Continue to file your weekly report and read the Claimant Benefit Rights,
Responsibility and Filing pamphlet mailed to you.
Watch for a monetary determination in the mail. Once it is received, please ensure the
wages are listed correctly and there are no duplications. If the wages are listed incorrectly, call 208-332-8942.
Please contact the Idaho Department of Labor at 208-332-8942.