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- Despite their risks, AMTs keep drawing yield-hunting buyers. Albano, Christine // Bond Buyer;07/09/99, Vol. 329 Issue 30679, p8
Focuses on the growing demand for alternative minimum tax (AMT) bonds in the United States. Evidence of the trend in the narrowing spread between AMT and non-AMT bonds; Consideration of AMT paper as a scarce commodity according to investment market analysts.
- CDFA to Lobby for Higher Caps Related to Small-Issue IDBs. McConnell, Alison L. // Bond Buyer;1/26/2006, Vol. 355 Issue 32306, p6
The article reports on the plans of the Council of Development Finance Agencies to lobby the United States Congress to relax rules governing small-issue industrial development bonds. There are also calls to widen the definition of a manufacturing facility and eliminate the alternative minimum tax.
- Airport Execs Urge Extension of BABs and AMT Holiday. Dutton, Audrey // Bond Buyer;11/17/2010, Vol. 374 Issue 33418, p4
The article reports on the request of the American Association of Airport Executives to the Senate Finance Committee to extend Build America Bonds (BAB) and Alternate Minimum Tax (AMT) holidays in the U.S.
- Aide Says Local Governments Should Monitor AMT Debate. McConnell, Alison L. // Bond Buyer;1/26/2007, Vol. 359 Issue 32555, p5
The article reports on the statement of congressional tax aide concerning issues related to alternative minimum tax (AMT) in the U.S. According to tax aide, local governments should carefully monitor federal action on the alternative minimum tax because it poses a large threat to the tax-exempt...
- Want a Quick Stimulus? Make Private-Activity Bonds Not Subject to AMT. Heimowitz, Daniel // Bond Buyer;12/15/2008, Vol. 366 Issue 33023, p27
The author comments on the proposal to exempt private-activity bonds (PABs) for transportation projects from alternative minimum tax in the U.S. He stresses that the move would result to the issuance of billions of tax-exempt PABs without government expense. The author stresses the benefits that...
- Corporate AMT Proposals May Boost Chances of Stimulus Package Approval. Kinnander, Ola // Bond Buyer;12/13/2001, Vol. 338 Issue 31284, p5
Focuses on suggestions by the U.S. White House regarding corporate alternative minimum tax (AMT) that may be repealed or reformed. Effect of the U.S. governments proposals on tax-exempt bonds; AMT related plans floated by the government; Percentage earnings of corporations that are taxed.
- IRS Taxpayer Advocate Recommends Repeal of AMT. Barnett, Susanna Duff // Bond Buyer;1/16/2004, Vol. 347 Issue 31802, p4
Focuses on the need for alternative minimum tax on individuals which applies to interest earned on tax-exempt private-activity bonds to be repealed. Decrease in issuance costs for private-activity bonds; Revision of the definition of tax preferences under the alternative minimum tax (AMT);...
- House GOP Vs. the AMT. Kinnander, Ola // Bond Buyer;03/15/2001, Vol. 335 Issue 31097, p6
Reports that pressure is building up among United States House Republicans over a proposed tax cut bill that includes the repeal of the individual alternative minimum tax, which would likely increase demand for private-activity bonds. Claims and contentions of supporters and opponents of the...
- TBMA, GFOA Praise Panel's Proposal on AMT. McConnell, Alison L. // Bond Buyer;7/22/2005, Vol. 353 Issue 32180, p5
Reports that bond market participants have applauded a tax reform panel's recommendation to repeal the individual alternative minimum tax (AMT), saying it would lower premiums on private-activity bonds in the United States. Panel's agreement that the individual AMT is ineffective and overly...