Calculator - Unemployment Insurance

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The Unemployment Insurance (UI) benefit calculator will provide you with an estimate of your weekly UI benefit amount, which can range from $40 to $450 per week. Once you file your claim, the Employment Development Department (EDD) will verify your eligibility and wage information to determine your weekly benefit amount.

To get started, gather your total wages from all employers for the last 18 months and follow the steps below.

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Why can I only choose a Sunday date?

A: Unemployment claims generally begin the Sunday of the week that the individual first contacts the EDD to file a claim.