Some Alaskans may be eligible for a refund of UI contributions from last year. The Department of Labor and Workforce Development in the state has listed the following qualifications for being a potential recipient of a refund:
- Employee that has worked for more than one employer
- Employee that made over $39,500 in the year 2018
- Employee that made over $197.50 in UI contributions in the year 2018
Those who meet the above qualifications can access a refund form here.
Alternatively, you can request a paper form here:
Alaska Dept. of Labor and Workforce Development
Employment Security Tax
P.O. Box 115509
Juneau, AK 99811-5509
Be prepared to provide proof of earnings and UI payments. This can often be found listed on an employee’s W-2 form (Box 15). Pay stubs are also a good place to find this information. If finding the proof is difficult, a worker can always ask their employer to provide the information.