GFOA supports measure to ensure municipal utilities keep tax-exempt status
- California's public utilities' use of tax-exempts will ebb after Jan. 1. Berkman, Leslie // Bond Buyer;09/15/97, Vol. 321 Issue 30230, p34
Forecasts the decline of tax exemptions for public utilities in California beginning January 1998. Deregulation of the state's power markets causing the trend; Shift away from the power generation business.
- GFOA panel gives nod to TBMA proposal. Hume, Lynn // Bond Buyer;02/05/99, Vol. 327 Issue 30573, p4
Reports on the Government Finance Officers Association's debt committee's (GFOA) implementation of a resolution that would endorse The Bond Market Association's tax-exempt municipal investment conduit proposal. GFOA's cash management committee's rejection of the plan of adopting a recommended...
- EC rules against big EDF tax break. Stothard, Michael; Robinson, Duncan // Australian Financial Review (0404-2018);7/24/2015, p20
The article reports on the European Commission's (EC) ruling that the French government granted illegal tax breaks to the electricity company, EDF.
- Utilities begin ad campaign to keep bonds tax-exempt. Kinnander, Ola // Bond Buyer;04/23/98, Vol. 324 Issue 30378, p6
Reports on the launching of advertising campaigns by the Large Public Power Council to promote the tax-exempt status of municipal utilities' bonds. Criticisms against the tax status of investor-owned utilities; Complaints against the misleading information regarding the taxation of municipal...
- Public utilities. // Assessment Journal;Nov/Dec97, Vol. 4 Issue 6, p92
States several issues covering public utility taxation in the United States. Assessment procedure to be a `public utility'; How to qualify for an ad valorem tax exemption; How intangible property be quantified.
- ScottishPower attacked over social tariffs. // Utility Week;10/24/2008, Vol. 29 Issue 23, p30
The article reports on the criticism on ScottishPower in the Parliament of Great Britain for not having a social tariff to help low-income households. Fuel poverty Minister Joan Ruddock highlighted the case of a south London customer of the supplier, a single mother, during a Commons debate. She...
- As Congress Mulls Bond Curbs This Week, Members Can Only Wait. McConnell, Alison L. // Bond Buyer;5/9/2006, Vol. 356 Issue 32377, p6
The article reports on the Government Finance Officers Association's concern about the "unnecessary" tax-exempt bond curbs that could wind up long-delayed 2006 tax-reconciliation legislation. According to federal liaison director Susan Gaffney, a congressional conference committee has reached...
- GFOA may endorse NABL tools that boost demand for tax-exempts. Kinnander, Ola // Bond Buyer;02/28/2000, Vol. 331 Issue 30837, p6
Discusses the possibility of a Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA) endorsement of a National Association of Bond Lawyers (NABL) task force effort to create three financial products that could increase demand for tax-exempt debt in the United States. Interest of the GFOA in working...
- States, Localities Saved More than $700B Due to Muni Exemption. Jagoda, Naomi // Bondbuyer.com;8/19/2015, p19
The article discusses a white paper from the International City/County Management Association and the Government Finance Officers Association. Topics covered include the paper's finding that municipal bond tax exemption saved U.S. state and local government borrowers about 715 billion dollars in...