- Private-Letter Reading. Barnett, Susanna Duff // Bond Buyer;10/19/2004, Vol. 350 Issue 31992, p1
Reports that the U.S. Internal Revenue Service has determined that a local government can finance a conservation easement with tax-exempt bonds. Acquisition of property rights to land with tax-exempt bonds for the fair market value.
- Fighting the tide. // Crain's Cleveland Business;10/02/2000, Vol. 21 Issue 41, p10
Opinion. Opposes the State Issue 1, a proposed constitutional amendment allowing the issuance of bonds for land preservation in Ohio. Supporters and endorsers of the amendment; Concern over the absence of specific language regarding the distribution of bond money; Cost efficiency of the land...
- ARKANSAS: Amendments Named. Watts, Jim // Bond Buyer;5/1/2012, Vol. 380 Issue 33706, p9
The article reports on the approval of bond-related constitutional amendments in Arkansas by Attorney General Dustin McDaniel.
- PUBLIC NOTICE. // East Bernard Express (TX);9/15/2011, Vol. 68 Issue 37, p5
The article discusses several constitutional amendments in Texas, including the amendment which allows legislature to permit a county to issue bonds to fund an area within the county, which authorizes governor to grant a reprieve, and which extends the length of unexpired term.
- IRS Calls Louisiana Pool Deal Taxable; LCDA Requests Appeal. Barnett, Susanna Duff // Bond Buyer;6/21/2004, Vol. 348 Issue 31909, p1
Reports that the Louisiana Local Government Environmental Facilities and Community Development Authority has received a proposed determination letter from the United States Internal Revenue Service (IRS) stating that the interest on $125 million of pooled bonds issued in 2001 is taxable because...
- Rate-capping: crippling local government. Jones, George // Accountancy;Feb1984, Vol. 95 Issue 1086, p10
Criticizes the proposal of the British government to limit the right of a local authority to determine the level of the tax levied. Goal of limiting the local expenditure; Transformation of the local government into a local administration.
- Rate-capping: why the critics have got it wrong. Watts, John // Accountancy;Mar1984, Vol. 95 Issue 1087, p17
Reports on the controversy surrounding the British government's proposals in the Rates Bill to take powers from the local government to limit the rates imposed by high-spending authorities. Disagreement between the central and local government over the level of local spending; Importance of...
- Citing Poor Tax Collections, Fitch Places Rhode Island on Negative Watch. Stark, Jonna // Bond Buyer;11/21/2007, Vol. 362 Issue 32759, p4
The article reports on the negative tax collection rating of Fitch Ratings Ltd. on the $1.5 billion outstanding general obligation (GO) and state appropriation-backed bonds in Rhode Island. The lease participation certificates, public projects and convention center revenue bonds are rated poor...
- New BAB Goal: Revenue-Neutrality. SEYMOUR, DAN // Bond Buyer;2/9/2010, Vol. 371 Issue 33263, p1
The article reports on the effort of U.S. President Barack Obama's administration to provide more support to state and local governments. A program Build America Bond (BAB) is created to neutralize the tax revenue of municipal and local governments. The program allows the state and local...