Employer-subsidized commuter ticket
Employer-subsidized commuter ticket is a public transport ticket provided to an employee by the employer. By providing your employees with employer-subsidized commuter tickets you can also convey your company's environmental values. Employer-subsidized commuter tickets are also a great tool for staff recruitment and retention.
For employees the employer-subsidized commuter ticket is a valuable employment benefit. The ticket is intended mainly for journeys between home and workplace but it can be used also on leisure journeys.The employer pays the ticket in full or in part.
Employer-subsidized commuter ticket is a tax-exempt fringe benefit up to EUR300. If the share of the ticket paid by the employer exceeds EUR600 but is less than EUR 3,400, the taxable value of the benefit is EUR300. Also personal value tickets come under the benefit scheme. This makes it possible for e.g. those who cycle to work part of the year to take advantage of the benefit.
HSL’s employer-subsidized commuter ticket is a season ticket loaded on personal Travel Card. The ticket is valid for traveling in the HSL area (Helsinki, Espoo, Kauniainen, Vantaa, Kerava, Sipoo and Kirkkonummi). Alternatively it is possible to load value that can be used for paying value tickets valid in the HSL area.