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Employment Development Department
Employment Development Department

Total and Partial Unemployment TPU 460.5 - Reason for Decision

Gratuity

Enter Code Section shown below, issue WGS, and Reason for Decision TP460.5 with the appropriate letter.

II. ELIGIBLE

AA. Gratuity (Section 1252)

You state the claimant received a gratuity in the amount of ____________. Since the gratuity was not compensation for personal services, it is not wages for unemployment insurance purposes and does not affect the claimant’s eligibility for unemployment benefits.