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Fairfield Business Council Calls For Balance In Commuter Tax Benefits

Advocacy groups are calling on authorities to restore parity to pre-tax commuter contributions.
Advocacy groups are calling on authorities to restore parity to pre-tax commuter contributions. Photo Credit: File

FAIRFIELD COUNTY, Conn. -- Several individuals and advocacy groups, including the the Fairfield County Business Council, are calling for authorities to restore balance to the pre-tax benefits given to commuters, according to Patch.com.

Groups and individuals are upset about a change that dropped the maximum pre-tax contribution for transit down to $135 per month, down from $245 last year. The pre-tax contribution for parking, however, was increased $5 to 250 per month, Patch.com reported.

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