Your overpayment of unemployment insurance benefits is being withheld from your tax refund ,what's that mean ?

Asked over 1 year ago - Madison, WI

I have received this letter in the mail today!

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And what should i do ?

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  1. Clayton Harold Walker Jr.

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    Answered . The State has determined they overpaid your unemployment benefits. They are claiming an offset against your state tax refund.

    You have asked us to state an opinion based upon stated facts. You have not provided us with any documents,... more
  2. Alan Jay Dion

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    Answered . It means just what it says. If you got UC after you returned to work or that you were not supposed to get, instead of having to return it, it will just be deducted from your tax refund and will count as income, meaning more taxes so smaller refund. The IRS will do the math.

    This answer is not intended to be legal advice in a lawyer/client relationship. Misunderstanding of the answer or... more
  3. Alan Jay Dion

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    Answered . It means just what it says. If you got UC after you returned to work or that you were not supposed to get, instead of having to return it, it will just be deducted from your tax refund and will count as income, meaning more taxes so smaller refund. The IRS will do the math.

    This answer is not intended to be legal advice in a lawyer/client relationship. Misunderstanding of the answer or... more
  4. Jeffrey Anton Collins

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    Answered . Previous answers considered, most people, basically, do nothing. Given your facts (as I read) that's probably a safe option, because the state and IRS take care of collection.

    Attorney J Anton Collins is a featured Criminal Tax Defense Attorney on Avvo. You may contact Attorney Collins... more

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