H.R.3271 - Green Routes to Work Act

To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to improve commuting and transportation options. view all titles (2)

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  • Short: Green Routes to Work Act as introduced.
  • Official: To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to improve commuting and transportation options. as introduced.

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Official Summary

Green Routes to Work Act - Amends the Internal Revenue Code to: (1) equalize and increase to $230 the tax exclusion for both transportation and parking fringe benefits; (2) make the increased transportation fringe benefit available to federal employees; (3) make self-employed individuals el

Official Summary

Green Routes to Work Act - Amends the Internal Revenue Code to:
(1) equalize and increase to $230 the tax exclusion for both transportation and parking fringe benefits;
(2) make the increased transportation fringe benefit available to federal employees;
(3) make self-employed individuals eligible for transit pass fringe benefits;
(4) include employer-established parking cash-out programs as a qualified transportation fringe benefit;
(5) allow a general business tax credit for 10% of the cost of a commuter van , with a seating capacity of between 8 and 15 adults that is placed in service before 2013;
(6) allow employers a refundable tax credit for providing tax-free transit passes to employees;
(7) allow a general business tax credit for expenditures to improve access for bicycle commuters;
(8) allow employees to receive transit passes and reimbursements of bicycle commuting expenses as tax-exempt employer-provided fringe benefits in the same month;
(9) allow an empoyer's election to expense the cost of removing architectural and transportation barriers to bicycle commuter access to employer facilities; and
(10) allow a tax credit for teleworking expenses, up to $400 per year.

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