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Subway riders, Riders Alliance push for legislation making commuters eligible for tax break

The City Council legislation would make residents eligible

The City Council legislation would make residents eligible for a tax break if they commute to and from work. (July 27, 2014 6:38 PM)

Subway riders are teaming up with members of the Riders Alliance to get support for legislation that could mean big savings for commuters.

A City Council bill called the Affordable Transit Act would offer a tax break to some commuters who ride to and from work. The bill would require employers with 20 or more workers to offer a MetroCard tax break to their staff.

The bill could result...

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