Kansas Lawmakers Resume Work on School Funding Reform
- Growing revenue problems cast shadow over 2000 legislature. Jacobson, Alf // New Hampshire Business Review;01/14/2000, Vol. 22 Issue 2, p9
Focuses on the public finance issues in the New Hampshire Legislature at the start of the 2000 session. Fate of the education funding issue; Obstacles in the passage of legislation related to state finances resulting from political differences; Tax proposals.
- Let's Crack the Code. Neal, Richard E. // National Public Accountant;Aug99, Vol. 44 Issue 6, p30
Focuses on the the Individual Tax Simplification Act of 1999 in the United States. Objective of the bill; Legislation where the act is based on; Interaction between the credits.
- Benefits of Tax Cut Are Phased in, Back-Loaded and Retroactive. Lathrop, Steven J. // Reeves Journal: Plumbing, Heating, Cooling;Jul2001, Vol. 81 Issue 7, p30
Focuses on the Economic Growth and Tax Relief Reconciliation Act of 2001 in the United States. Aspects of the tax cut; Discussion on the development of tax brackets; Advantages of the tax legislation to married couples; Details on the changes in the retirement plans.
- Tax Notes. Litwin, Burton H. // American Bar Association Journal;Dec81, Vol. 67 Issue 12, p1688
Focuses on the provisions of the Economic Recovery Tax Act of 1981 in the United States. Benefits to taxpayers; Changes in the manner of determining statutory interest rates; Addition of a penalty for valuation overstatements; Increase in negligence penalty.
- Two Colo. lawmakers offer tax-reform plan to revamp school aid. Walsh, Mark // Education Week;04/23/97, Vol. 16 Issue 30, p21
Describes a tax-reform bill in Colorado which would overhaul school finance in the state. Planned shifting of state funding sources for public schools from property taxes to corporate income taxes and sales; Disadvantages of heavy reliance on property taxes.
- Lawmakers trying to tackle Claremont funding issues--or are they? Jacobson, Alf // New Hampshire Business Review;03/24/2000, Vol. 22 Issue 7, p9
Reports on legislation on public funding of education in Claremont, New Hampshire. Re-routing of education trust funds to pre-existing school districts; Direct transfer of education costs; Impact of schoolchildren valuation ratio on fund distribution.
- Texas lawmakers didn't mean to torpedo school lease deals. Preston, Darrell // Bond Buyer;06/11/99, Vol. 328 Issue 30660, p44
Focuses on the Texas attorney general's office's position on lease-purchase financing under the school finance legislation signed by Governor George W. Bush in June 1999. Changes in the legislation's wording related to lease-purchase agreements; Effects of the attorney general's decision to...
- THE BOND BUYER LEGISLATIVE STATUS REPORT. // Bond Buyer;6/25/2001, Vol. 336 Issue 31167, p38
Presents a status report on legislative bills on taxation, and public finance in the United States as of June 25, 2001. Municipal Solid-Waste Flow Control Act; Municipal Utility Natural Gas Supply Act of 2001; Internet Tax Nondiscrimination Act.
- What The Tax Bill Did And Did Not Do. Scroggin, John J. // National Underwriter / Life & Health Financial Services;7/9/2001, Vol. 105 Issue 28, p11
Assesses the 2001 tax bill in the United States. Changes in the 2001 bill; Issues not addressed by the bill; Overview of the sneaky sections to the legislation; Recommendations for estate planning.