Maryland Commuter Tax Credit Registration Details

last revised 09/08/20 at 10:48 am

Maryland Commuter Tax Credit Registration


Maryland businesses can save money, retain and attract top talent, and reduce commuter stress for their employees when they provide many of the commuter benefits included with the Maryland Commuter Tax Credit. The Maryland Commuter Tax Credit can turn your employees’ Transit, Vanpool, Guaranteed Ride Home, Cash-In-Lieu of Parking into tax savings for your company. For more information visit CommuterChoiceMaryland.com


Maryland Commuter Tax Credit:

Maryland employers, including organizations exempt from taxation under §501(c)(3) or (4) of the Internal Revenue Code, may claim a tax credit for a portion of the eligible costs of providing commuter benefits to participating employees. The tax credit is 50% of the cost of providing the commuter benefits up to a maximum of $100 per month for each employee. The tax credit can be taken against the state personal income tax, corporate income tax, or the insurance premium tax.

The tax credit is applicable to the following commuter benefits offered by employer:

  1. Travel that took place in any of the following: Publicly or Privately owned public transit systems such as an MDOT Maryland Transit Administration bus, MDOT MTA Commuter Bus, MDOT MTA Light Rail, MARC Train, WMATA Metrobus, or WMATA Metrorail used to transport an employee to or from home and the workplace.

  2. Company Vanpool program (Vanpool vehicle must have a seating capacity of at least 6 adult individuals and be used primarily to transport employees between home and the workplace)

  3. Guaranteed Ride Home program (Must be employer cost to provide any of the following for their employees: Taxi, Car Rental, Company Vehicle, Transit)

  4. Parking "Cash-Out" program


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Instructions

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  1. Apply online using our digital form. The Maryland Commuter Tax Credit application form will now take you through a series of questions regarding qualifying commuter benefits that you offer to your employees.
  2. Register your business to share your commuter transportation options and needs: Commuter Choice Maryland can help businesses develop a comprehensive solution that meets your commuter needs. Please complete the following questions to help us better understand your needs and transportation existing conditions, benefits and policies for your workplace.

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Who issues the Form?

Maryland Department of Transportation Commuterchoicemaryland.com

Contact Information

Commuter Choice Maryland

Email: commuterchoice@mdot.maryland.gov

Tel: (410) 865-1100

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