Munis keep advantage
- State income tax treatment of municipal bonds: 1999. // Bond Buyer;03/03/2000, Vol. 331 Issue 30841, p8
Presents a chart depicting state income tax treatment of municipal bonds in the United States as of March 2000. Tax status of bond issued in and out of state; Presentation of tax rates and brackets; Income tax of several states.
- Dealers say increased tax bite led to unusually high April sales volume. McEntee, Christopher // Bond Buyer;04/30/98, Vol. 324 Issue 30383, p7
Reports on the increased volume of municipal bonds sales during the income-tax season due to increasing tax bites. Maintenance of low short-term interest rates during the tax season; Concerns of investors with large capital gains regarding the US Internal Revenue Service's tax forms.
- Questions about U.S. tax policy can be taxing for state, local governments. Brooks, Robert // Bond Buyer;04/13/98, Vol. 324 Issue 30370, p31
Opinion. Focuses on the impact of the expenses incurred by state and local governments on federal income taxes on the issuance of municipal bonds by the local governments. Tax risks in issuing tax-exempt municipal bonds; Tax risks for shorter-maturity bonds; Total worth of municipal debt by...
- IRS ruling allow power agency bonds to remain tax-exempt even after sale. Resnick, Amy B. // Bond Buyer;11/18/98, Vol. 326 Issue 30523, p5
Focuses on a private-letter ruling from the Internal Revenue Service that will enable municipal utility bonds to retain their tax-exempt status even after they are sold. Expectations on increase of issuance of bonds for prepayments for the purchase of power or natural gas; Nature of private...
- Housing Group Seeks Some Record-Retention Guidance. DePaul, Jennifer // National Mortgage News;8/12/2013, Vol. 37 Issue 31, p1
The article informs that the U.S. National Council of State Housing Agencies (NCSHA) asks guidance from the U.S. Internal Revenue Service (IRS) and the Treasury Department on tax-exempt bond and low-income housing tax credit issues. It informs that the NCSHA sent a letter to IRS in May 2013,...
- Millionaire Tax Won't Go on Illinois Ballot. Shields, Yvette // Bond Buyer;4/14/2014, Vol. 123 Issue 34091, p1
The article informs that the plans of Illinois officials for a surcharge on income over 1 million U.S. dollars on Illinois' November 2014 ballot has been canceled as its sponsor removed it from consideration as of April 2014. Topics discussed include Republican opposition to the plan, Gov. Pat...
- Clinton's Higher Tax Rates Would Be Positive For Munis. Fallor, Evan // Bond Buyer;10/31/2016, Vol. 1 Issue 34603, p1
Hillary Clinton's tax plan would benefit munis more than that of Donald Trump's due to its proposed bump in individual income taxes, according to a recent analysis by Neuberger Berman.
- How to Reduce Your Taxes in 2014. RUCCI JR., WILLIAM F. // Professional Contractor;Winter/Spring2014, p22
The article reminds that the tax provisions of the American Taxpayer Relief Act of 2012 (ATRA) represented the largest year-to-year tax increase in the U.S. in the past two decades. It offers several methods for reducing net investment income (NII) and modified adjusted gross income (MAGI),...
- Risk and Information in the Municipal Bond Market. Ang, Andrew // NBER Reporter;2014, Issue 3, p9
The article offers information on the municipal bonds (munis) issued by the tax-exempt entities in the U.S. including states and local governments. It states that they differ from the bonds issued by the federal government. It notes that munis have higher default risk and are much less liquid....