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IRS Commissioner pushes Congress for mass-transit decision

In a letter to leaders in the House and Senate tax commitees, IRS Commissioner John Koskinen reminded Congress of the importance to make a firm decision on whether to extend a mass-transit subsidy before November.

Tags: IRS , John Koskinen , Ron Wyden , Orrin Hatch , Congress , Dave Camp , Sander Levin , workforce , jory heckman , benefits

Friday - 10/10/2014, 11:36am EDT

Mass-transit benefit declines thanks to congressional inaction

Are you a federal employee who uses public transportation to get to work? Be prepared to shell out more for your commute. Because of congressional inaction, a tax subsidy for mass-transit commuters is set to drop nearly in half from a maximum of $245 a month to $130.

Tags: pay and benefits , mass transit , Chuck Schumer , Michael Grimm , Eleanor Holmes Norton , workforce , Jack Moore

Wednesday - 01/01/2014, 02:00am EST

Transit subsidy, Social Security tax break becomes law

The President is expected to sign into law Friday the sweeping bipartisan tax package that includes a tax break for social security and a continuation of the public transit benefit.

Tags: Congress , taxes , Social Security , pay and benefits , Barack Obama , Jolie Lee , Associated Press , budget

Friday - 12/17/2010, 12:01pm EST

Pay freeze, funding questions answered as end of year approaches

Questions about agency funding, pay freezes, and benefits are answered for feds as the end of the year approaches.

Tags: Congress , pay freeze , pay and benefits , pay debate , budget , DADT , furlough , omnibus , continuing resolution , Jolie Lee

Thursday - 12/16/2010, 01:27pm EST

Downsized Commuter Perk: the Second Pass

That delicious $230 transit subsidy enjoyed by federal workers in Washington and a few other cities is likely to disappear in the New Year. Senior Correspondent Mike Causey says look for it to be replaced by the old-standby $120 commuter benefit from Uncle Sam.

Tags: pay and benefits , Mike Causey ,

Tuesday - 11/02/2010, 04:00am EDT

Commuter $$$ Perk About To Be Downsized

That delicious $230 transit subsidy enjoyed by federal workers in Washington and a few other cities is likely to disappear in the New Year. Senior Correspondent Mike Causey says look for it to be replaced by the old-standby $120 commuter benefit from Uncle Sam.

Tags: pay and benefits , Mike Causey ,

Monday - 11/01/2010, 01:05pm EDT