TITLE

Federal Cost of Muni Tax Exemption Expected to Hit $36.9B in '07

AUTHOR(S)
Ferris, Craig T.
PUB. DATE
February 2006
SOURCE
Bond Buyer;2/7/2006, Vol. 355 Issue 32314, p4
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the overall projection of U.S. President George W. Bush for the fiscal 2007 budget. A breakdown of the projections show that the tax exemption for public-purpose bonds will cost the government an estimated 29.6 billion dollars making an estimated cost of 36.9 billion for municipal bonds.
ACCESSION #
19750881

 

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