What do I need to do now? Prepare to report your Commuter Benefit offering by 4/30/2015. The form is available here.
Pursuant to the San Francisco Commuter Benefits Ordinance, businesses with locations in San Francisco that have 20+ employees nationwide (but fewer than 50 employees in the Bay Area) must offer commuter benefits to their employees. To determine whether you are a Covered Employer and how to comply with the ordinance, please visit the San Francisco Commuter Benefits Ordinance website.
It is important to note that the San Francisco Commuter Benefits Ordinance does not apply to employers with 50 or more employees in the Bay Area. These employers must register with the Bay Area Commuter Benefits Program.
Annual Reporting Requirement
Covered Employers need to submit an annual compliance report to the San Francisco Department of Environment by 4/30 of each year to provide the current commuter program status and transportation incentives offered to employees. The online form is available here.
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