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Unemployment


  • Online Application

    If unemployed through no fault of your own and are able, available, and looking for work, you may apply for Unemployment Benefits. Such benefits are also available if your employer has significantly reduced your work hours. Upon application, expect two letters regarding your potential benefit amount and the agency’s decision.  

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  • Manage My Benefits

    After filing a claim, you must check-in every week. This includes answering a few certification questions online regarding your job search. Be sure to create an account on Jobs4TN.gov for a personalized job search engine.

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  • Unemployment Insurance Tax

    If you are liable for unemployment insurance premiums in Tennessee, you will be assigned an eight digit employer account number (e.g., 0000-000 0). Applications may be obtained online or by calling your local Employer Accounts Office or by calling toll free (844) 224-5818 and pressing  option 1, then option 2 for Employer Taxes.

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