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You do not need to put the business in your partner's name. To be eligible for unemployment you need to be seeking employment. So you would need to apply for other jobs. You have to be available to work too. If you do make money in the business you would have to disclose this to the unemployment agency. This would reduce the amount of benefits that you receive. The income would be your net income after any expenses.
If it is a C-corporation if you take any money from the corporation you would need to report this to the unemployment agency. If it is an S-Corporation then you would need to report the net income of the corporation.
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You would be only taxed on the income that you earn. Unemployment compensation would be considered income. By rule you are supposed to report any income that you receive to the unemployment agency.
If you earn $200 a week in commission this should be reported to the unemployment agency. They would likely reduce your benefits by $200.
You would be building a business.