The New Jersey State Employees Commuter Tax Savings Program, Commuter Tax$ave, lets you set aside before-tax dollars to pay for mass transit and commuter parking expenses, so you can avoid federal taxes and save money.
See our fact sheet, Commuter Tax$ave , for details about eligibility and program benefits.
Commuter Tax$ave is handled by Edenred Commuter Benefit Solutions.
You can enroll on Commuter Tax$ave or by calling Edenred at 1-866-512-8769.
The State Employee Tax Savings Program, Tax$ave, lets you set aside before-tax dollars to pay certain medical, dental, and dependent care costs, which helps you avoid federal taxes and save money.
Tax$ave is made up of three separate plans:
- The Premium Option Plan (POP);
- The Unreimbursed Medical Flexible Spending Account (Medical FSA); and
- The Dependent Care Flexible Spending Account (Dependent FSA).
See our fact sheet Tax$ave , for details about eligibility and the benefits under its component plans.
You must enroll in a Flexible Spending Account (FSA) each year in order to participate. WageWorks, Inc. handles the FSA plans for the NJDPB. You can enroll as a new employee (within 30 days of hire) or during Open Enrollment, held every October. Visit www.wageworks.com to learn more. Or you may contact WageWorks customer service toll-free at 1-855-428-0446.
2020 Tax$ave Publications
WageWorks Enrollment/Change in Status Form or enroll online at www.wageworks.com.
Tax$ave Open Enrollment Newsletter
Premium Option Plan brochure
Flexible Spending Plans Flier
Flexible Spending Account New Jersey Guide
Paper applications can be printed and mailed or faxed to the address/number provided on the form.
Section 125 Plans for Local Employers
The Tax$ave Program is only available to eligible State employees.
Local government and local education employers are required to offer Section 125 plans to their employees; however, local employers must have their own Section 125 programs. Local employees should contact their benefits administrator to learn about the specific plans and benefits that are available.
Declination of POP
Enrollment in the Premium Option Plan (POP) is automatic unless you submit a Declination of Premium Option Plan form.
By declining POP you choose to pay more in taxes. To decline enrollment in this tax-saving plan, use the form for State Employees or for State College Employees