Regular benefits are paid for a maximum of 26 weeks in most states.
Additional weeks of benefits are be available during times of high unemployment.
In many states,
the compensation will be half you earnings,
up to a maximum amount.
in New York State you`re entitled to collect up to a maximum of $405,
which is half the state`s average weekly wage.
While in Arizona,
the highest benefit rate is $205.
Benefits are subject to Federal income taxes and must be reported on your Federal income tax return.
Extended Unemployment Benefits
Up to 13 weeks of extended unemployment benefits,
starting after the 26 weeks of standard benefits may be available to eligible unemployed workers during periods of high unemployment.
Check with your State Unemployment Office for information on what benefits you are entitled to.