Commuter Tax Benefit In Effect For Those Who Use Mass TransitA bigger tax break for commuters is now in effect after a deal reached by Congress last month brings parity between those who drive to work and those who take buses, subways or commuter trains.
Congress Expected To Restore Full Commuter Tax Benefit For Mass Transit UsersThe benefit would allow those who use mass transit to pay for commuting costs using $255 a month in pretax dollars through employer-offered programs.
NJ Pols: Renewal Of Rail Commuter Tax Benefit Is 'Baloney'As WCBS 880's Levon Putney reported, Congress approved a package of tax breaks before its winter recess, including restoring $250-a-month benefit for rail commuters -- the same amount given to those who drive.
Blumenthal Wants To Put Commuter Tax Benefit Back On TrackThe Connecticut Democrat said Monday he's pushing for Congress to restore the full tax benefit that expired last year, giving all commuters "parity in the tax treatment they receive."
Sen. Charles Schumer Urges Congress To Restore Full Mass Transit Tax BenefitMore than 300,000 people who take the Long Island Rail Road to work on a daily basis are no longer receiving the full benefit that saved commuters thousands of dollars every year.
Conn. Lawmakers Work To Restore Expired Commuter Tax BenefitWhen the benefit ended Dec. 31, the amount commuters can set aside to pay for their public transit costs before taxes decreased from $245 a month to $130.
Schumer Seeks Extension Of Commuter Tax BenefitSen. Charles Schumer, D-N.Y., announced Monday that he is urging lawmakers to approve an extension to the federal tax benefit beyond its Dec. 31 deadline.

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