Employment Rights | Income Generation | Federal Tax Information & Credits


Employment Rights



Income Generation




Unemployment Insurance


Survivors who must leave their job to protect themselves from family violence or stalking, or sexual assault against themselves or an immediate family member, are eligible for unemployment compensation if they show:

None of the above information may be disclosed to any person without the consent of the employee.

Individuals may apply for unemployment insurance through the Texas Workforce by going to www.twc.state.tx.us or by calling (800)939-6631 / 1-800-735-2989 (TDD).



Federal Tax Information & Credits


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Various tax credits and protections are potentially available to survivors and others. Individuals may receive refunds for returns filed within three years of the due date.

Free tax help is available through the IRS by going to www.irs.gov  or by calling 800-829-1040 and through the Texas Taxpayer Assistance Project at (888)-988-9996.