Bullet Gold Important notice about the WageWorks Commuter Benefits account for Dept of Education Hourly Support Staff (E-745)

Due to technical issues, E 745 pay statements dated 8/21/2014 did not include a Commuter Benefit deduction.The WageWorks Commuter Benefit account will be funded on 8/21/2014 by the City of New York Office of Payroll Administration (“OPA”).

The commuter benefit amount funded by OPA will not be deducted from your pay. The amount funded by OPA will be a fringe benefit that will increase your taxable earnings.  This fringe benefit amount will be displayed in boxes 1, 3, 5, 14, 16 and 20 of your 2014 W-2.

To verify your WageWorks Commuter Benefit account balance visit the WageWorks website www.getwageworks.com/nyc or call the WageWorks Customer Service Center toll free at (877) 924-3967.

If you require payroll assistance please contact the OPA Customer Service Line at (212) 669-8555 select option #8, visit www.nyc.gov/payroll or send an email to transit@payroll.nyc.gov. You may also visit http://schools.nyc.gov for further assistance.

Going Your Way. Save Big - However You Get to Work.

Train. Bus. Subway. Paratransit. Ferry. Parking your car at the station. However you ride, your new, expanded Commuter Benefits Program – presented by the City of New York and administered by WageWorks – will give you more and better ways to save.

The program works for virtually any transit system in the Tri-State area. No matter what part of the city you live and work, you're covered. Use it for:

Bullet Gold MTA NYC Transit, Long Island Rail Road, Nassau Inter-County Express Bus (NICE), Metro-North Railroad, NJ Transit, PATH, and NY Waterway, to name a few.
Bullet Gold Paratransit and the MTA's Access-A-Ride program
Bullet Gold Parking at or near public transit to commute to work

Saving is simple. When you sign up, you receive a personal commuter account funded on a pre-tax basis through deductions taken from your pay before taxes are taken out. Because the deductions reduce your payroll withholding taxes and provide you with tax-free funds to pay your expenses, you can save as much as 25-40%* off the cost of your commute through the program.

* Your actual savings depend on the cost of your transit options, your particular tax situation and the monthly IRS limits. To calculate your estimated savings, visit the Savings Calculator under the Commuter Toolbox link on this page,


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