What is a Transportation Reimbursement Plan (TRP)?
A TRP is a pre-tax benefit account used to pay for eligible commuting expenses to/from work. Multnomah County offers two types: Parking TRP and Transit TRP.
How do TRP's Work?
- You contribute money through payroll deductions each pay period for your own work-related parking expenses and/or transit expenses (passes/fares).
- Your deductions are sent to PacificSource Administrators (PSA) after each pay period.
- Transit TRP participants can only use the Benny card to access available funds (manual reimbursement requests are not permitted).
- Parking TRP participants can only submit a reimbursement request with receipts to PSA (Parking TRP funds are not accessible via the Benny card).
- Reimbursement claims (for the parking TRP) are processed as soon as the funds are available in your account.
- Funds remaining in the account at the end of the plan year will roll over to the next plan year
- You must re-enroll annually (during open enrollment) to keep active participation/payroll deductions in the new plan year.
Important Facts about TRP's
- You can make changes (increases/decreases to deductions) to your enrollment as needed (once per month maximum).
- You can sign up or cancel your enrollment at any time (not just during open enrollment).
- Only fund the account for costs you can reasonably predict.
- If you leave the County (and have enrolled in the Parking TRP), you can only get reimbursed for expenses that you incurred while you were employed (Parking TRP).
- If you leave the County (and have enrolled in the Transit TRP), any unused funds remaining in the account are forfeited.
Enroll using Workday.
These plans are strictly regulated by the IRS and operate under Section 132 of the Internal Revenue Code.
For more information, email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 503-988-3477.
Customer Service: Toll Free 800-422-7038 -- http://psa.pacificsource.com/PSA/