Whatever the AMT's Fate, AMT Debt Scores Big

Curran, Bill
February 2006
Bond Buyer;2/13/2006, Vol. 355 Issue 32218, p3A
Trade Publication
The article offers developments on alternative minimum tax (AMT) bonds in the U.S. According to Thomson Financial Inc., AMT financings in 2005 totaled 30.48 billion dollar, a 30.7 percent increase in 2004. The author also discusses the details of tax-exempt bonds and the interest on AMT bonds. The only AMT bonds to decline in volume in 2005 were those issued for environmental facilities and general purposes.


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