TITLE

The Tax-Exempt Factor

AUTHOR(S)
Johnson, Anastasija; Chang, Helen
PUB. DATE
October 2004
SOURCE
Bond Buyer;10/26/2004, Vol. 350 Issue 31997, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that U.S. President George W. Bush, a Republican, and Senator John Kerry, a Democrat, have taken opposing stances on income taxes. Bush wants to make permanent his tax cuts that he credits with driving the economic recovery. He also plans to reform the tax code, which could have negative implications for munis if his efforts lead to. a flat tax structure. Kerry, however, has pledged to reverse some of the president's tax cuts, a change which could actually increase demand for tax-exempt bonds.
ACCESSION #
14849084

 

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