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Employment Development Department
Employment Development Department

Total and Partial Unemployment TPU 460.35 - Reason for Decision

Severance Pay, Dismissal or Separation Pay

Enter Code Section shown below, issue DED, and Reason for Decision TP460.35 with the appropriate letter.

II. ELIGIBLE

AA. Severance/Dismissal/Separation Pay (Section 1252)

You state you paid the claimant severance, dismissal, or separation pay. Available information indicates the payment was severance pay. Severance pay is not wages for unemployment insurance purposes and does not affect the claimant’s eligibility for unemployment benefits.