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Transit Account Flier

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A Transit Account lets you use pre-tax dollars to pay for eligible mass transit expenses related to your
commute to and from work.

What are the benefits? How does it work?
ξ Pre-tax contributions reduce your taxable
ξ Easiest way to pay for eligible transit expenses,
with tax-free money.
ξ Your Transit Account funds become available to
you as payroll deductions are taken.
ξ Eligible for unlimited carryover, so there is
minimal “use-it-or-lose-it” risk.
ξ You can enroll or make changes to your account
at any time during the plan year.

ξ Use our tax-savings calculator or annual expense
estimate worksheet to help determine how much
you should contribute per year.
ξ Your annual contribution is deducted pre-tax from
your paycheck in equal amounts throughout the
plan year and deposited into your TASC Account.
ξ Manage your account 24/7 via the TASC Benefits
mobile app or TASC Online account at

Enrollment Eligibility
ξ All active state employees, including limited term employees, are eligible to participate in a Transit Account.
ξ Note: Spouses and dependent children are not eligible. Employees who are also enrolled in a State of Wisconsin
pre-tax transit or vanpool program are not eligible.
ξ Note: Student Assistants who are classified as fellows, scholars, and trainees in the University of Wisconsin
System, as well as employees-in-training who are classified as grad intern/trainee or post-doc fellow/trainee, are not

Eligible Transit Expenses Transit Account Contribution Limit
Transit Accounts help pay expenses related to your work
commute. Below is a partial list of eligible expenses that
are reimbursable through a Transit Account. For more
information, see your Employee Reimbursement Account
(ERA) Participant Guide. For the complete list of eligible
and ineligible expenses,
visit www.IRS.gov and see IRS Publication 5137.

2017 2016
Contribution Limit $130/month* $130/month*
Carryover Limit Unlimited Unlimited

This is the amount the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) allows to be
contributed to a Transit Account per month.
ξ Bus

ξ Vanpool ξ Train
How to Enroll Following Enrollment
ξ Annual It’s Your Choice Open Enrollment period:
October 17 – November 11, 2016
ξ Benefit Period: January 1 – December 31, 2017
ξ If you are a New Hire, contact your human
resources/benefit office for Transit Account
enrollment details.
ξ Visit www.etf.wi.gov/IYC2017 for enrollment
information, or contact your human
resources/benefit office for enrollment
ξ Note: Must re-enroll in Transit Account each
year. Elections do not carry forward from year to
*Contributions of $130 are pre-tax State and Federal. Employees may contribute up to $255;
however contributions between $130 and $255 would be pre-tax Federal and post-tax State.

Once you have enrolled, you will receive:
ξ Welcome Brochure
The ERA Welcome Brochure will provide you with
information on how to set-up your TASC Online
account, service tools available to manage your
account, your responsibilities, and key dates.
ξ TASC Card
Your TASC Card allows you to conveniently pay for
eligible parking expenses. Be sure to review the
Cardholder Agreement included with your TASC
o Note: If you are a current TASC participant,
you will not be issued a new TASC Card. You
will continue to use your current TASC Card.

TASC Customer Care | Phone 844-786-3947 or 608-316-2408 | Email 1customercare@tasconline.com


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