D.C. Appropriations Level Falls, But Mayor Sees Silver Lining
- New Budget Contains Mostly Warmed-Over Savings Plans. Newman, Emily // Bond Buyer;2/8/2005, Vol. 351 Issue 32066, p5
Reports on the budget plan of President George W. Bush for fiscal 2006 in the U.S. Savings plans competitive with municipal bonds; Enactment of the Liberty Zone tax benefits as part of the Job Creation and Worker Assistance Act of 2002; Authorization of tax-exempt private activity bond financing.
- The Zero-Sum Game of an Exemption Cap. SOLENDER, DANIEL S. // Bond Buyer;4/15/2013, Vol. 384 Issue 33894, p6
The author reflects on the U.S. Federal budget deficit with additional revenue and spending cuts. He mentions that capping the tax exemption on municipal bonds could increase costs for all taxpayers. He also comments on the impact of the proposed capping on the infrastructure and public purpose...
- Chicago's Trailblazing Housing Deal. Shields, Yvette // Bond Buyer;6/14/2006, Vol. 356 Issue 32402, p1
The article reports on the return of the Chicago Housing Authority to the tax-exempt market on June 15, 2006. The Chicago Housing Authority intends to restructure the remaining outstanding federal grant-backed revenue bonds from its 2001 sale. The financing team includes Banc of America...
- JCT: Revenue Losses from Tax-Exempt Govie Bonds: $187.7B/5 Yrs. Hume, Lynn // Bond Buyer;12/9/2015, Vol. 1 Issue 34423, p1
The federal revenue losses from tax-exempt public purpose bonds will total $187.7 billion for fiscal years 2015-2019, the Joint Committee on Taxation told House and Senate tax-writing and budget committees this week.
- N.J. Issuers To Refund $2.4B of Debt. Cataldo, Adam L. // Bond Buyer;12/23/2004, Vol. 350 Issue 32036, p1
The article focuses on New Jersey and two of the state's authorities which are planning to ring in the New Year with three separate refundings totaling about $2.43 billion. State officials have been aggressively pursuing refunding opportunities in the municipal market in the face of a budget...
- Muni tax law changes in Clinton's budget arouse criticism. Resnick, Amy B. // Bond Buyer;02/04/98, Vol. 323 Issue 30324, p5
Focuses on the negative effect of two revenue-raising tax exempt bond proposals in President Bill Clinton's budget on the municipal bond market. Possible increase in the cost of borrowing for municipalities; Representative Bill Archer's introduction of a tax proposal; Impact of on demand for...
- Market Close: Munis Brace for Delayed Econ Data, Volume. Renick, Oliver // Bond Buyer;10/22/2013, Vol. 122 Issue 33999, p1
The article offers information on the steady development of tax-free municipal market. It states that the market is set to bring a large amount of new issue volume and government economic data that was delayed by a shutdown in Congress. It further details about employment situation report, which...
- Price tag for 2001 muni exemptions put at $28.1 billion. Ferris, Craig T. // Bond Buyer;02/08/2000, Vol. 331 Issue 30824, p6
Reports on the fiscal 2001 budget proposed by United States President Bill Clinton. Revenue loss estimates for tax-exempt municipal bonds.
- D.C. Bond-Tax Plan Dies Quietly Thanks to Sales-Tax Boon. Vadum, Matthew // Bond Buyer;4/29/2004, Vol. 348 Issue 31873, p4
Reports on Washington D.C. Mayor Anthony Williams' withdrawal of his proposal to tax interest earned on out-of-district tax-exempt bonds. Williams' withdrawal of his plan to tax hospital stays and proposed directing an additional housing-production trust fund; Proceeds from Williams' planned...