State unemployment benefits are financed through state payroll taxes, which are held in individual state trust fund accounts in the U.S. Treasury's Federal Unemployment Trust Fund.
Federal law prohibits the use of these funds for any purpose other than paying unemployment benefits.
Click on the links below for more financial information:
- Check the monthly Fund Balances and Investment Income Report for IDES
- The dollar amount for UI benefits issued for the week ending 5-3-2013 was $66,690,007.72.
- State Experience Factor & Employer's UI Contribution Rates Computations, examples, benefit ratios, fund-building rates, minimum and maximum rates, wage limitations - for calendar year 2012.