Tax cut deal means cash for New Jersey commuters

December 14, 2010 3:37:15 AM PST
New Jersey commuters are reportedly getting a big boost from the Bush-era tax cut deal on Capitol Hill.

According to the Newark Star Ledger, the new tax bill includes a provision that allows commuters to deduct up to $230 a month toward train, bus or subway fares.

The bill passed its first hurdle in the Senate Monday with overwhelming support.

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