THE WORLD HAS CHANGED, WE LOST JOBS, WE LOST BUSINESSES, WE GOT LAID OFF.
WHAT IN THE WORLD DO WE DO NOW?
Here are some basic, basic hints on what to do next. I made these very, very general guidelines. As always, with tax law, and especially THESE new laws which seem to be modified and interpreted differently each day, take this as a guide, not intended to be used in your particular case without consulting specifically with your own tax advisor.
IF YOU ARE A W2 EMPLOYEE:
If you have been laid off, AND your employer HAS NOT already filed a “PARTIAL UNEMPLOYMENT CLAIM” on your behalf (you would have received a letter from GA DEPT OF LABOR if he has), then you can file your own unemployment online at GA DEPT OF LABOR.