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Employment Development Department
Employment Development Department

Total and Partial Unemployment TPU 460.15 - Reason for Decision

Bonus

Enter Code Section shown below, issue DED, and Reason for Decision TP460.15 with the appropriate letter.

I. DISQUALIFICATION

A. Bonus - Over $25.99 - Not XE (Section 1279)

Your bonus payment of _________ from (Employer Name) is wages for the week(s) ending ___________. Therefore, you are not entitled to full weekly benefits.

B. Bonus - XE (Section 1252)

Your bonus payment of ___________ from (Employer Name) is wages for the week(s) ending ______________.

II. ELIGIBLE

AA. Bonus (Section 1252)

You state the claimant received a bonus of _____________. Bonuses are considered to be additional compensation for personal services performed prior to termination. Therefore, the receipt of this payment does not affect the claimant’s eligibility for unemployment benefits.

BB. Other Payments - Considered To Be a Bonus (Section 1252)

You state the claimant received a payment of ___________ at termination. Available information indicates this payment was a bonus. Bonuses are considered to be additional compensation for personal services performed prior to termination. Therefore, the receipt of this payment does not affect the claimant’s eligibility for unemployment benefits.