Income tax, state and corporate; deduction for commuter benefits provided by an employer. (HB1555)

Introduced By

Del. Vivian Watts (D-Annandale) with support from co-patron Del. Alfonso Lopez (D-Arlington)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Income tax deduction for commuter benefits provided by an employer. Establishes starting in taxable year 2020 an individual and corporate income tax deduction for commuter benefits, defined in the bill, provided by an employer to its employees. The deduction is available only to the employer and is limited to $265 per employee. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/12/2020Presented and ordered printed 20104893D
01/12/2020Referred to Committee on Finance
01/28/2020Impact statement from TAX (HB1555)
01/29/2020Assigned Finance sub: Subcommittee #1
02/03/2020House subcommittee amendments and substitutes offered
02/03/2020Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendments (7-Y 1-N)
02/03/2020Subcommittee recommends referring to Committee on Appropriations
02/05/2020Reported from Finance with amendment (12-Y 10-N) (see vote tally)
02/05/2020Reported from Finance with amendments (12-Y 10-N) (see vote tally)
02/05/2020Referred to Committee on Appropriations
02/11/2020Left in Appropriations

Duplicate Bills

The following bills are identical to this one: SB277.


Ronald N Quasebarth writes:

Where is my deduction for all the years I paid my own way no help from anyone.