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Question: I’m still waiting on my additional $300 through the CARES Act Extension. Will I get benefits for the time that I’ve been waiting?
Answer: According to the Texas Workforce Commission (TWC), those who qualify for the additional $300 through the CARES Act Extension will have those benefits backdated.
Q: I'm still waiting on my add'l $300. Will I get benefits for the time that I’ve been waiting?— Texas Workforce Commission (@TXWorkforce) January 26, 2021
A: Yes. If you qualify for the add'l $300 through the CARES Act Extension, you will get those benefits backdated. Backdated pay will start for the week ending 1/2/21. pic.twitter.com/cljp1rbJMe
According to its website, TWC will automatically enroll all Texans who are eligible for benefits under the CARES Act. Recipients do not need to reapply for new benefits.
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