Leasing Coalition to Push Alternative SILO Proposal

Barnett, Susanna Duff
April 2004
Bond Buyer;4/28/2004, Vol. 348 Issue 31872, p1
Trade Publication
Reports on the plans of the Big-Ticket Leasing Coalition to submit an alternative proposal to lawmakers for restricting certain tax-advantaged leasing deals designed to lessen the sting of pending legislative proposals in Washington D.C. Popularity of sale-in, lease-out deals among tax-exempt entities to raise capital to finance infrastructure, technology and other expensive assets; Proposal to increase the amount of risk for the taxable entity in the deals; Aim of the alternative proposal to raise revenue for the federal government.


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