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Some Alaska Workers Eligible For Unemployment Tax Refunds

Southeast Alaskas Island News of Thorne Bay, Alaska

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Alaska workers may be eligible for an unemployment tax refund if they worked for more than one employer during 2010, according tthe Alaska Department of Labor and Workforce Development.

"Workers whpaid more than a total of $170.50 in unemployment taxes during 2010, because they worked for more than one Alaska employer, can apply for a refund for anything over that amount," Labor and Workforce Development Commissioner Click Bishop said.

Refund request forms with proof of earnings must be submitted by December 31, 2011. Unemployment Insurance taxes paid by workers may be listed on workers' W-2 forms or on pay stubs. Workers can alscontact their employers for the information.

The refund form is online at labor. or can be requested by mail from the Alaska Department of Labor & Workforce Development, Employment Security Tax Office, P.O. Box 115509, Juneau, AK 99811-5509.

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Original Publication Date: January 24, 2011

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