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Once you have contributed money into your Parking and/or Transit Account, you can use it to pay for
parking and mass transit eligible expenses related to commuting to work tax free.

Below is a partial list of eligible expenses that are reimbursable through a Parking and/or Transit
Account. For more information, see your Employee Reimbursement Accounts (ERA) Participant Guide.
For the complete list of eligible and ineligible expenses, visit www.IRS.gov and see IRS Publications 5137.

Transit Expenses
ξ Bus passes
ξ Subway vouchers, passes or tokens
ξ Train vouchers, passes or tokens
ξ Vanpooling fees

Note: Eligible transit expenses must be work related.



Parking Expenses
ξ Metered parking
ξ Monthly and/or daily parking fees for parking lots
and/or ramps
ξ Park n’ ride lots
ξ Parking at mass transit facility

Note: Eligible parking expenses must take place at
or near your place of employment, or at a location
from where you commute to work.



Parking and Transit Accounts are separate benefits.
Please choose the commuter benefit(s) that best meets your needs.

Ineligible Parking & Transit Expenses
Note: If you pay for anything other than eligible expenses with your parking and/or transit account(s), the
amount will be taxable, and you will be required to repay the amount or pay an additional 20 percent tax
penalty. Below is a partial list of ineligible expenses. For more information, see your ERA Participant Guide. For
the complete list of eligible and ineligible expenses, visit www.IRS.gov and see IRS Publications 5137.

Note: If you park at your place of employment, your deductions may already be taken pre-tax. These deductions
are not eligible.

ξ Airline flights
ξ Bicycle-related expenses
ξ Expenses incurred in traveling from an office to business or client meetings
ξ Non-work related transportation or parking expenses
ξ Parking for business meetings
ξ Residential parking fees
ξ Tolls, gas, or other driving-related costs
ξ Transit costs reimbursed your employer
ξ Transit or parking expenses for spouses and dependents
ξ Tunnel, bridge, or highway polls (EZ Pass, etc.)

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PARKING & TRANSIT ACCOUNT
ELIGIBLE EXPENSES

What is an eligible expense?
An eligible expense is a work-
related transportation fee for
parking or mass transit the IRS
states can be paid for without
taxes.

How should I keep track of my
eligible expenses?
You should keep all of your
receipts and pertinent
documentation in order
to prove your Parking and/or
Transit Account was used for
eligible parking and/or mass
transit expenses.