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** NOTICE **

The Unemployment System will not be available Thursday 8/11/22 from 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM for maintenance and performance enhancements.

Please plan accordingly.

We appreciate your patience as we continue to improve the system.

Unemployment System Back Up and Available for Filing

Good news! The unemployment system is back up and available for filing new and weekly continued claims. We apologize for any inconvenience this disruption may have caused.

However, the Job Match System continues to be unavailable. Please visit us at your nearest NHWORKS office to meet with staff for assistance with mapping out your job search or contact us at (603) 271-7700. Also, search on our quick connect portal- NHJOBS.NH.GOV – to find and connect with hiring employers in your community and region.


2021 TAX FORMS - 1099G: Your federal tax forms (1099G) for the 2021 tax year will be available online by January 31st. If you are unable to view the 1099G on your dashboard, please continue to check for your paper 1099G arriving by traditional mail. You will receive a 1099G if the total amount of Unemployment Benefits paid to you during calendar year 2021 is at least $10. Additionally, a separate 1099G will be issued to all claimants paid a Summer Stipend Bonus during the 2021 calendar year.


Unemployment Insurance Eligibility for Noncompliance with Employer Vaccine Updates - Am I Eligible? Answers to Frequently Asked Questions


Notices Requesting Documentation for the Pandemic Unemployment Assistance (PUA) Program: If you received notices asking you to provide documents for the PUA program, please go to your dashboard and click the UPLOAD BUTTON and submit the documents as requested. If you are unable to upload the document on the website then please bring a copy of the document to your closest department office, Monday-Friday, 8:00am-4:30pm. Providing these documents is a federal requirement. Uploaded documents will be reviewed by the department and if accepted will take care of any resulting overpayment.



  • AVOID BEING THE NEXT VICTIM! Exercise caution when on the internet and GUARD YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION.
  • This department will NEVER send you a CLICKABLE LINK by either email or text message.
  • Any text or email appearing to be from the department containing a clickable link should be deleted.
  • Contact the department by calling the UNEMPLOYMENT HOTLINE at (603) 271-7700 or by visiting any of the NHWORKS OFFICES.



  • All claim filers are required to conduct a WEEKLY WORK SEARCH as a condition for being eligible for unemployment benefits. This includes contacting hiring employers and completing reemployment activities.
  • Satisfy your weekly work search requirement by attending an upcoming VIRTUAL JOB FAIR. Learn more and register by going to virtualjobfairs.nh.gov.
  • Satisfy your weekly work search requirement by contacting hiring employers by using the NHJOBS RECRUITMENT PORTAL. Learn more by going to nhjobs.nh.gov.
  • NH WORKS JOBS CENTERS are now open to the public MONDAY – FRIDAY 8:00 AM – 4:30 PM to help with meeting your work search requirement. See the full list of OFFICE LOCATIONS.
  • ALL ELIGIBILITY QUESTIONS should continue to be directed to the UNEMPLOYMENT HOTLINE (603) 271-7700. Agents stand ready to assist MONDAY – FRIDAY 8:00 AM – 4:30 PM.


Important: Tax Rate changes

Annual Tax Rate Determination Letters mailed September 1, 2022 for the period 7/1/2022 (Q3/2022) through 6/30/2023 (Q2/2023).

Employers can view the current and prior tax rates by logging into their account on the Webtax System. Tax Rates listed for 2022-Q3 are currently under review and subject to change. Please check back after 8/31/2022 to confirm 3rd qtr 2022 tax rate.

Employers can view their current and prior quarter tax rates on our WEBTAX System.www2.nhes.nh.gov/webtax

COVID-19 AFFECTED UNEMPLOYMENT RATES: A weekly publication showing initial claims by community, county and industry in order to show how the geographic regions and business sectors of the state are being impacted by COVID-19. This is published each Thursday.




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Security Alert
NHES continues to receive information regarding a number of nationwide online scams targeting individuals seeking to file unemployment insurance claims. These sites request personal information and charge a fee to help customers complete their Unemployment Insurance claims, typically implying that they are directly connected with a state’s official website.

The State of New Hampshire processes unemployment claims for free, so customers should be extremely wary of any site that charges a fee for this service.

New Hampshire Employment Security will also never ask for your credit card information. If asked to supply your credit card information or if you should receive a pop-up message seeking your credit card information while on the agency’s website you should not provide any information and immediately close down the application you are using. You should then contact an appropriate IT professional to review the security of the computer system you are using and seek help specifically dealing with malware/virus repair.

If you are unable to file your claim or need assistance, please contact the NH Unemployment Assistance Hotline at 603-271-7700.


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New Hampshire Employment Security (NHES)
45 South Fruit Street  |  Concord NH 03301  |  603-224-3311  |  1-800-852-3400
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