Treasury May Ease Circular 230, But Isn't Sure How

Ferris, Craig T.
May 2004
Bond Buyer;5/11/2004, Vol. 348 Issue 31881, p4
Trade Publication
Reports that the U.S. Treasury Department may be amenable to treating tax-exempt bond opinions differently under a proposed tax shelter rule. Comments of Bruce M. Serchuk, an attorney-adviser in the Treasury's office of tax policy, on the issue of tax-exempt bonds; Municipal market participants' campaign for tax-exempt bond opinions to be exempted from the proposed rule; National Association of Bond Lawyers' call for any final regulations to clearly state how the rule applies to tax-exempt bonds.


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