Department of Economic Opportunity

Repaying Your Unemployment Benefit Overpayment

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We are committed to ensuring your privacy and the security of your information. The Department of Economic Opportunity does not maintain credit card information on our server. All payment activity is handled through a secure external web site. It is our policy not  to collect  personal information about you when you visit our website unless you specifically choose to make such information available to us.  If you choose to share personal information by sending a message or filling out an electronic form, please be aware that under Florida law email addresses are public records. We must save it for a designated period of time to comply with the State of Florida's archiving policies. The information will not be disclosed to third parties or other government agencies unless required by state or federal law. Florida's public records law requires that all information received in connection with state business be made available to anyone upon request unless the information is subject to a specific statutory exemption.

Refund Policy
Refunds are not permitted on the repayment of overpaid benefits. You may repay your overpayment by check or with your Visa, MasterCard, or Discover credit card.

Payment by check:
1.  Print and complete the repayment form.
2.  Make check/money order payable to Unemployment Compensation Trust Fund
3.  Mail check/money order and completed coupon to Benefit Payment Control, P. O. Drawer 5050, Tallahassee, Fl  32314-5050.

Payment by credit card:
You may use your credit card free of charge by clicking here.

Payment by ACH (Electronic Check):
We are now offering ACH payments as a payment method. ACH is an electronic payment method that allows funds to be transferred between savings and checking accounts. To use ACH, you will be asked to provide the routing number and account number of the checking or savings account you would like to use to make your payment. You may submit an ACH payment free of charge by clicking here and selecting “Electronic Check” as the payment type.

Reemployment Assistance Help Center:

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