Ignoring Clinton's tax credit plan could hurt in the end

Ferris, Craig T.
February 1999
Bond Buyer;02/16/99, Vol. 327 Issue 30579, p41
Trade Publication
Talks about the Bill Clinton administration's plan for taxable tax-credit bond programs for school construction and community redevelopment. Republican opposition to the proposal; Failure of the public finance community to examine the proposal; Goal according to Treasury officials.


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