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New Jersey Unemployment Benefits Information

We are an online resource to help answer your questions, check eligibility and assist in applying for Unemployment. You will also be advised if you qualify for additional benefit programs and receive our benefit guide.

New Jersey Unemployment Benefits


When applying for unemployment insurance in New Jersey, it may be beneficial for applicants to calculate an estimate of what his or her benefits may be. There are several factors that determine what an individual’s benefits may be. An unemployment benefits extension may be granted by the state and/or federal government to claimants who are still unemployed after the benefit period is over. Both state and federal unemployment benefits are only given during periods of high unemployment.

In this section, information can be found about the following:

•    Unemployment benefits in New Jersey
•    Applying for benefits in New Jersey
•    Continued eligibility in New Jersey
•    How to get benefits in New Jersey
•    How to file a claim in New Jersey
•    Unemployment benefits and federal income taxes