A federal program allows employees who pay for mass transit expenses associated with their commute to work to receive a tax savings. The Mass Transit Commutation Reimbursement Program for Part-time Employees covers mass transit expenses, excluding commuter parking expenses.

How it works:

  • Set aside before-tax dollars to pay for commuting expenses. Expenses must be incurred for traveling to and from work via mass transit.
  • Submit claims for reimbursement using pretax money from your account
  • 2016 reimbursement rate = up to $255 per month for Mass Transit Expenses
  • Election enrollments and changes are allowed on a monthly basis

 Eligibility and Enrollment: