Some Illinois Unemployment Recipients Still Haven't Received 1099-G Tax Forms In Mail, Have Trouble Downloading Them OnlineCBS 2’s Tara Molina looked into complaints where people say the State of Illinois still has not sent out the paperwork they desperately need to file.
Illinois Unemployment Offices Have Been Closed Nearly A Year, And Many Say It's Causing Big ProblemsA new push has been launched to reopen unemployment offices in Illinois.
'Folks Really Rely On Those Offices': Illinois Senate Takes Questions On IDES ReopeningThe Shriver Center acknowledged that communication between claimants and the agency is better, but still needs to improve dramatically, particularly for people with simple issues that take weeks for a callback.
Man Believes His Illinois Unemployment Benefits Are Being Held Up Because He Is Taking An Online ClassGary Berg has been waiting on unemployment benefits since November – and he has also been waiting six weeks on a callback from the Illinois Department of Employment Security.
'I Don't Know How To File My Taxes': Suburban Chicago Resident Told By IDES To Contact The IRS About State Agency Overpaying Her"This is by far been the most important and common issue that folks have reached out to my office about."
Tracking And Arresting Unemployment Scammers Who Target Taxpayers, Jobless$63 billion --between March 2020 and January 2021. That’s how much the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) estimates states overpaid in unemployment benefits.
2 Victims Of Unemployment Fraud Say They Couldn't Get Through To Chicago Police To File ReportsNo one likes being ghosted, but especially not by Chicago Police Department.
Unemployment Fraud, Identity Theft, And Filing Your Taxes: An Expert's AdviceIt’s going to be a rough tax season, according to experts preparing to deal with rampant unemployment fraud cases affecting your taxes.
New Text Scam Claiming To Be IDES Could Use Personal Information For Fraudulent Unemployment ClaimsIn this new phishing scam, people are trying to get personal information that could be used to file for unemployment claims.
Warning: If You Get A 1099-G Form, And You've Never Applied For Unemployment, You May Be A Victim Of FraudIf you get a 1099-G form in the mail, but you never applied for unemployment benefits, someone else may have in your name.
Wheeling Woman Has Made More Than 50 Calls About Unemployment Overpayment, Is Concerned About Who Can See Her Social Security NumberOne woman has called the governor’s office, her state senator, and the Illinois Department of Employment Security more than 50 times in search of help with an unemployment overpayment.
Glenview Man Now Getting Unemployment Benefits After Taking IDES To Court, But What About Others In His Position?With the Illinois Department of Employment Security failing to address issues with unemployment claims properly, a Glenview man had to take them to court to get his benefits.
Illinois Residents Now Receiving Fraudulent Change-Of-Address Letters Thanks To Unemployment Scammers; Anti-Fraud Task Force LaunchedOne of the biggest problems faced by the Illinois Department of Employment Security continues to be skyrocketing fraud claims.
'I'm Close To Retirement And I'm Scared:' Spike In Unemployment Claims Hitting Specific Sectors Hard"It's taken longer in some ways than people expected, although there's a lot of hope now that we have a vaccine."
Are Social Security Numbers In Illinois At Risk For Fraud From Other State Agencies?"Identity theft is a real concern."