Updated: Feb 10
First few weeks are missing, why?
In one of EDD's newsletters they mentioned that anyone who re-opened their claim before they received an official notice from EDD can continue to certify, but the first few weeks will be available for certification later.
ID Verification has extended from the 10 day deadline to 30 days
Continue to certify to avoid delays
Why am I having issues with ID.me?
You may be experiencing issues due to the following:
You recently moved.
Your credit report is locked or frozen.
Your credit profile contains incorrect information.
You already verified your identity using ID.me.
Your submission has an error or typo.
You submitted expired documents.
You submitted an unreadable photo. Review the tips for creating digital copies of documents.
You submitted a phone number that is not associated with your name and address.
ID.me might be able to verify your identity in other ways. Look for the Verify identity on a video call button to complete a video chat with a Trusted Referee and complete your identity verification.
Why don't I have payment since December 27, 2020?
Those who had no balance remaining are part of Phase II (PUA and PEUC).
If you re-opened your claim that could be another reason
When will I get the additional $300 (FPUC) from the new stimulus?
EDD website states they have finished programming and are adding the $300/week
Tax Information & 1099G
When will I get my 1099G?
Forms will be mailed to those who did not opt for electric form
I have not gotten the 1099G form, where can I request a copy?
ONLINE: Log in online, select FORM 1099G, click VIEW, click PRINT. Select REQUEST DUPLICATE to request an official paper copy
PHONE: Call 1-866-333-4606 and follow the instructions. This line is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week
What is consider taxable income?
Unemployment Insurance (UI) benefits, including:
Federal Extensions (FED-ED)
Federal Pandemic Unemployment Compensation (FPUC) -- additional $600 from April - July
Pandemic Emergency Unemployment Compensation (PEUC)
Lost Wages Assistance (LWA)
Pandemic Unemployment Assistance (PUA)
Disability Insurance (DI) benefits received as a substitute for UI benefits
Disaster Unemployment Assistance (DUA) benefits
Paid Family Leave (PFL) benefits
I received a 1099G and was not supposed to, what should I do?
I received a 1099G from EDD, but it's someone else's name on the mail, what do I do?
Write "Return to Sender" on the envelope and send it to:
EDD PO Box 826880
Mic 43, Sacramento, CA 94280-0225
The 1099G is wrong, what do I do?
Double check the amount on your 1099G by checking your payment history on your online account.
If you disagree with the amounts shown, call the 1099G customer service line at 1-866-401-2849, available Monday through Friday from 8am - 5pm PST
More resources on 1099G
More info on EDD website
1099G EDD FAQ's
One page guide on 1099G
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