EZ program adds 20 new communities

Resnick, Amy B.; Ward, Andrew
January 1999
Bond Buyer;01/14/99, Vol. 327 Issue 30558, p1
Trade Publication
Discusses the implications of the Clinton Administration's naming of 20 new empowerment zones in the issuance of tax-exempt bonds. Fewer restrictions regulating the zones; Estimated value of the bonds to be issued; Inclusion of the tax authorization for the bonds in the Taxpayer Relief Act of 1997.


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