Can unemployment take my federal tax return? for state of california

Asked over 2 years ago - Garden Grove, CA

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  1. Curtis Lamar Harrington Jr

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    Answered . What do you mean by "unemployment"?

    Was there an overpayment and they have asked for money back?

    No facts. Question is not clear.

    Curt Harrington Patent & Tax Law Attorney Certified Tax Specialist by the California Board of Legal... more
  2. Frank Wei-Hong Chen

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    Answered . Intentional or not, if you were paid unemployment benefits you did not qualify for, the money must be paid back.

    Currently, EDD is not participating in the Federal Offset Program. Therefore, EDD can only get to your federal income tax refund if you deposit it into your bank account.

    The information presented here is general in nature and is not intended, nor should be construed, as legal advice.... more
  3. Henry Daniel Lively

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    Answered . Please more fully state your facts so that we can answer your question.

    Any individual seeking legal advice for their own situation should retain their own legal counsel as this response... more

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