Sen. Schumer calls for new commuter tax break

Sen. Charles Schumer (D-N.Y.) is calling for another commuter tax break to encourage mass transit. Schumer says he wants Republicans in Congress to pass a

WOODBURY - Sen. Charles Schumer (D-N.Y.) is calling for another commuter tax break to encourage mass transit. Schumer says he wants Republicans in Congress to pass a $240 monthly tax deduction for commuters that would be retroactive to Jan. 1 of this year. Congress let the previous mass transit tax break expire on Dec. 31. LIRR riders could see tax deduction shrink in 2012Rep. Israel urges extension of commuter benefits

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