Since 1st January 2009, all employers must pay 50% of the cost of public transport season tickets. The 'Bus Verts' Company helps you with this scheme by providing all the information you need to make sure it is correctly applied.

 
What is the travel allowance?


Under the travel allowance scheme, employers are required to pay for 50% of the cost of public transport season tickets and subscriptions to the public bicycle sharing service used by its employees. It has been in effect since 1st January 2009 for private sector employees and since June 2010 for civil servants. Since 1st April, if the travel allowance is not implemented, penalties apply. 

Download the law


Download the decree for the private sector
 
 

The contribution must appear on the employee's pay slip no later than the month following the month for which the travel ticket has been validated (m+1).

The Bus Verts tickets concerned:

 
The tickets to which the Travel Allowance applies must be in the employee's name and offer unlimited travel.
The Bus Verts tickets meeting these criteria are the annual, monthly and weekly season tickets.

 - Pop season ticket (for the under 26s): weekly, monthly and annually

- Jazz season ticket (for the over 26s): weekly, monthly and annually


 Reimbursement by the employer:

 The contribution must appear on the employee's pay slip no later than the month following the month for which the travel ticket has been validated (m+1).


In order for the employer to be able to reimburse the employee, the latter must provide it with:


- Proof of purchase of the Bus Verts travel tickets used during the previous month (original or photocopy of the invoice / till receipt)
- A photocopy of the season ticket card