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Pandemic Unemployment Assistance (PUA) & Federal Pandemic Unemployment Compensation (FPUC) Guide For The Self-Employed

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Shannon Vissers

Shannon Vissers

Shannon is a writer and editor based in San Diego, CA. Shannon attended San Diego State University, graduating in 2005 with a BA in English. She is the former editor-in-chief of SteelOrbis, an online trade publication. Shannon has also published articles for LIVESTRONG.COM, eHow, Life'd, and other websites. She has been with Merchant Maverick since 2015, writing about POS software, small business loans, and financing for women entrepreneurs.
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    Janice Johnson

    Very helpful information for understanding CARES Act, FPUC and PEUC. Thanks very much!

      MICHAEL

      Michael you should get 10,000 a wait a card or a pua pin

        Deb Clark-Wyles

        Question: I have been self-employed for almost 40 years. In 2 or 3 of those years my expenses exceeded my income by between $500 and $2000.l Once of those years was 2019. I still worked almost full time, but as a realtor had more expenses that year than I made. So I had a net negative income. Will I still qualify for the minimum PUA since I worked? Or do I have to have made money in 2019?

          Jessica Dinsmore

          Hi Deb,

          Yes, you should still qualify. As we understand it, most anyone who can’t get state UI but is able and willing to work (and is out of work due to coronavirus) is eligible.

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