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North Carolina Unemployment Compensation: What you need to know

Virtually all employers are covered by the North Carolina Employment Security Law and are therefore subject to the state unemployment insurance tax (NC Gen. Stat. Sec. 96-8et seq.). Covered organizations include those that:
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• Employed one or more people, in either the current or preceding calendar year, for some portion of a day in each of 20 different weeks, or paid $1,500 or more in wages in any quarter
• Are nonprofit organizations and employed four or more persons in each of 20 different weeks
• Are employers of agricultural labor and, in the current or preceding calendar year, either employed 10 or more people for some part of a day in each of 20 different weeks or paid $20,000 or more in any quarter
• Are employers of domestic servants and paid $1,000 or more in cash in any quarter of the current or preceding calendar year
• Bought the business of a covered employer
• Are subject to the Federal Unemployment Tax Act (FUTA)
• Any nonprofit elementary and secondary school
• Voluntarily elect to be covered
• Are Indian tribes as defined by FUTA
Governmental bodies are covered except for officials, judges, political appointees, prison inmates, and temporary emergency workers.
Employment not covered includes services performed by:
• People working for a church or convention or association of churches
• Participants in sheltered workshops, work-relief, or work-training programs
• Patients in hospitals
• Students working for the schools in which they are enrolled, participating in work-study programs, or working at seasonal camps
• A student's spouse working for the school as part of a financial-aid award
• Newsboys or newsgirls who sell papers on the street or from house to house
• Workers on ships or ...

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