Commuter benefits guide e-book

Whether you are considering setting up a qualified commuter transportation fringe benefit program or you just want to brush up on the basics, this e-book can serve as your essential guide to setting up and carrying out a successful commuter benefit program.

From determining what commuter benefits are eligible for providing tax free to employees to customizing the program for your circumstances, this e-book will guide you through the options available to effectively provide your employees with a commuter benefits program. Employers can leverage employer-provided benefits to yield happier employees, support more sustainable employee commute behavior, and generate tax savings for employees and the employer.   

Non-member cost: $50 per guide            Members receive one e-book for free

Additional fee for shipping for printed guides.   A bulk discount (50 or more) for printed guides is available.  Email for more information.

This comprehensive guide includes:

  • Type of Qualified Transportation Fringe Benefits
  • Tax Free Limits
  • Tax Savings for Employers and Employees
  • Tax Benefits of Employee Pre-tax Deductions
  • Frequently Asked Questions
  • Qualified Transportation Fringe Benefit Rules Regarding Electronic Payment Media
  • Profiles of Organizations Providing Subsidized Commuter Benefits
  • Eight Steps to Starting a Commuter Benefit Program as a Pre-Tax Payroll Deduction
  • Employer Decision-Making Process
  • Effects of Commuter Benefits on Travel Behavior
  • Additional Resources
  • Appendix – A Brief History of Qualified Transportation Fringe Benefits

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