Welcome to the Reemployment Assistance Program, Office of Appeals in the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity. The Office of Appeals resolves disputed reemployment assistance claims and tax liability protests.

File a Reemployment Assistance Appeal Online
Here you may file a new appeal, request re-hearing if you missed your hearing for a good reason, learn how to have your case reviewed by the Reemployment Assistance Appeals Commission if you do not agree with the hearing officer's decision, and learn about other options that may be available on a claim.

Reemployment Assistance Forms Directory All forms are available through the CONNECT system.  However, if you are unable to use CONNECT for a qualified reason, you may find the forms you need here.  Here you will find forms related to the Reemployment Assistance Appeals program, available in Spanish and Creole.

If you are an Employer, please follow this link to file an appeal online
 
If you are a TPA, please follow this link to file an appeal online

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Reemployment Assistance Appeals Commission

The Reemployment Assistance Appeals Commission is the quasi-judicial administrative appellate body responsible for reviewing contested decisions of reemployment assistance appeals referees. The Commission is 100% federally funded. The Commission is housed within the Department of Economic Opportunity; however, it operates as an independent review body. The Commission is comprised of a Chairman and two Commissioners, each appointed by the Governor and confirmed by the Senate.

Monetary Reconsideration

You may request monetary reconsideration within 20 days of receipt of your determination if:

  • the wages shown are incorrect or incomplete for the work you performed during the base period.
  • there are employers listed for whom you did not work during the base period. (Failure to report this could result in an overpayment which you would be required to repay.)
  • there are employers not listed for whom you did work during the base period. (Failure to report this could result in an underpayment which could reduce your weekly benefit amount or available credits.)

Call 1-800-204-2418 for assistance with your Request for Monetary Reconsideration. Or send detailed employment information, including the name and address of the employer(s), dates of employment, and any proof of earnings to:

Reemployment Assistance Reconsideration Unit
PO Box 5350
Tallahassee, FL 32314-5350
Fax: 877-934-1504

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Reemployment Assistance fraud is a 3rd degree felony. Each offense is punishable by up to 5 years in prison and up to $5,000 fine.

FRAUD HOTLINE
 800-342-9909


Contacts

  • The Office of Reemployment Assistance Appeals

    (800) 204-2418
    Fax: (850) 617-6504
    PO Box 5250
    Tallahassee, FL 32399-5250

Do you have a question?

E-mail a reemployment assistance agent.

All e-mail inquiries will be responded to by an agent within 3 business days, either by e-mail or telephone, based on your choice.

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