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Is unemployment income taxable?

Answer #101 -- ( Published 08/05/2005 09:53 AM | Updated 09/01/2017 11:47 AM )

Is unemployment income taxable in Illinois on my individual income tax return?

Unemployment compensation included in your federal adjusted gross income is taxable to Illinois if

  • you earned it while you were an Illinois resident or
  • you received it from the Illinois Department of Employment Security as a nonresident.

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