New Mexico Department of Workforce Solutions: Mixed Earners Unemployment Compensation

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, there is additional unemployment benefit assistance available to eligible individuals. The Mixed Earners Unemployment Compensation (MEUC) provides $100 in extra benefit to individuals with at least $5,000 in net income from self-employment in the tax year prior to their initial unemployment insurance claim.

Amount: An additional $100/week payment in unemployment compensation from December 27, 2020 through March 13, 2021.

Eligibility: Individuals that meet the following criteria:
* Must be an eligible recipient of an unemployment benefit program other than Pandemic Unemployment Assistance (PUA) during the weeks covered by the MEUC program, which are December 27, 2020 through March 13, 2021.
* Have at least $5,000 in net self-employment income in the tax year prior to the individual’s initial unemployment claim.
* Must apply for the MEUC program and submit documentation that clearly shows $5,000 net self-income.

Deadline: Applications will be accepted from March 10 – 13, 2021.

Resource Information
Funder New Mexico Department of Workforce Solutions
Eligibility Individual
Resource URL: https://www.dws.state.nm.us/COVID-19-Info
Sector COVID-19 Emergency Response
Grant Amount $0-$1,100
Deadline Closed