Commuter Programs

Commuter plans allow employees who take public transportation, pay for parking or ride a bicycle to work, a tax-free benefit. Lower your companies payroll taxes while employees take home extra money each month. Below is an overview of the commuter plans allowed by IRS Section 132(f).

Parking

  • Parking expenses include monthly or daily parking, metered parking or parking at a mass transit facility.
  • Employees and/or employers contribute up to $255/month (pre-tax). Additional post-tax funds may be added.
  • Elections can be adjusted as needed throughout the year as needs change.
  • Funds roll over from year to year.

Transit

  • Transit expenses include bus vouchers, pass and tokens, ferry passes, van-pooling and commuter rail passes.
  • Employees and/or employer can contribute up to $255/month (pre-tax). Additional post tax funds may be added.
  • Elections can be adjusted as needed throughout the year as needs change.
  • Funds roll over from year to year.

Vanpool

  • Seating capacity of 6 or more adults, 50% full.
  • Employees and/or employers contribute up to $255/month (pre-tax). Additional post-tax funds may be added.

Bicycle

  • Employees who bike to work can earn up to $20 biking voucher each month (for months the bicycle is used for commuting).
  • Biking vouchers can be used towards equipment purchase, bicycle purchases, repair and storage.

Reimbursement

  • Debit Card
  • Continual reimbursement form
  • Manual claim