12 Pages Posted: 9 Sep 2009
Date Written: May 12, 2009
A study of the development, the pros and cons, and the reaction to, the recently enacted bike commuter tax fringe benefit law. Ironically, even though Congressman Earl Blumenauer (D.Oregon) worked for at least seven years to enact the provision, he ultimately voted against it. It was attached to the $700 billion TARP bailout bill, which he opposed.
Keywords: tax, commuting, bicycles
JEL Classification: K34, K41
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