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Summary of District of Columbia Laws


The Sustainable DC Omnibus Amendment Act of 2014, DC Act 20-385 (contains Transit Benefits)**

As of January 01, 2016 all employers with 20 or more employees must provide one of the following 3 transit benefits to their employees: 

1) Employee-Paid Pre-Tax Benefit: Employees have an option to set aside $255 per month in pre-tax funds through their paycheck each month for their transit or vanpool expeneses of $250 per month for parking expenses. 

2) Employer-Paid Direct Benefit: Employers subsidize the employee’s transit costs up to $255 per month for transit or vanpool or $20 per month for bicycling benefits.

3) Employer Provided Transportation: Employer-provided transportation service can include vanpools from outside of DC limits or shuttles from Metro stations, Park and Rides, major hubs or anywhere else employees are commuting.


For more information see the DC commuter benefits page 



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write up courtesy of Andrew Miller, CUA Law