(a) “Contributions,” as used in this chapter, means the money payments to the State Unemployment Compensation Fund, required by this chapter, on the basis of a percentage of wages.

Terms Used In Alabama Code 25-4-5

  • Benefits: as used in this chapter , means the money payable to an individual with respect to his unemployment as provided in this chapter. See Alabama Code 25-4-2
  • Fund: as used in this chapter , means the Unemployment Compensation Fund established by this chapter, to which all contributions and payments in lieu of contributions and from which all benefits required under this chapter shall be paid. See Alabama Code 25-4-12
  • State: as used in this chapter , includes, in addition to the states of the United States, the District of Columbia, the Virgin Islands, Puerto Rico, and Canada. See Alabama Code 25-4-14
  • wages: as used in this chapter , shall mean such remuneration as was defined in this section prior to such date. See Alabama Code 25-4-16

(b) “Payments in lieu of contributions,” as used in this chapter, means the money payments to the State Unemployment Compensation Fund, required by this chapter, from employers who reimburse the fund for the amount of regular benefits and extended benefits paid that is attributable to service in the employ of such employers as is required by this chapter.

(Acts 1939, No. 497, p. 721; Code 1940, T. 26, §182; Acts 1971, No. 166, p. 440, §1; Acts 1980, No. 80-756, p. 1561, §1.)