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- Puerto Rico's general fund net revenue edged up in May. Valentin-Mari, Jeffry // Caribbean Business;7/13/2000, Vol. 28 Issue 27, p11
Reports the increase in general fund net revenue of the government in Puerto Rico. Role of the Treasury Department in monitoring the revenue; Possibility of reaching the targeted growth rate; Attribution of increase in the Treasury Department collections to taxation.
- Georgia, Tennessee Both Cite 5%-Plus Revenue Growth in October. DeSue, Tedra // Bond Buyer;11/12/2004, Vol. 350 Issue 32009, p6
Reports on the increases in Georgia and Tennessee's revenue collections for October 2004. Revenue boost for Georgia from its addition of three deposit days; Comparison between projected and actual revenue growth.
- Minnesota Faces $185 Million Budget Gap, Far Less Than in Recent Years. Shields, Yvette // Bond Buyer;12/4/2003, Vol. 346 Issue 31774, p29
Reports that Minnesota is facing a $185 million gap it its $47 billion fiscal 2004-5 budget, based on the state's economic forecast. Reduction of revenue projections for the biennium; Attribution of the reduction to lagging sales and income tax revenues.
- Convention Bureau and PRHTA want Tourism Co. to collect room tax. Guadalupe-Fajardo, Evelyn // Caribbean Business;6/19/2003, Vol. 31 Issue 24, p40
Reports on the support of the Convention Bureau for the transfer of responsibility for collecting room taxes from the Treasury Department to the Puerto Rico Tourism Co. in Puerto Rico. Source of funds for the construction cost of the Puerto Rico Convention Center; Opposition of the bureau to the...
- Tennessee's Fiscal '05 Revenue Is $261 Million More Than Forecast. DeSue, Tedra // Bond Buyer;8/19/2005, Vol. 353 Issue 32200, p5
Reports on the growth of Tennessee's revenue for fiscal 2005. Indication that the once triple-A rated state is recovering from the economic downturn; Tennessee's plan to issue general obligation bonds in October 2005; Plans to use the proceeds from the deal to take out commercial paper; Failure...
- TAX MORALE AND FISCAL AUTONOMY: EVIDENCE FROM GERMANY. Torgler, Benno; Werner, Jan // Public Finance & Management;Dec2005, Vol. 5 Issue 4, p460
Why people pay their taxes voluntarily is a key puzzle in the public finance literature. Some suggest that factors such as the level of tax morale, defined as the intrinsic motivation to pay taxes, affects compliance behaviour. While there have been numerous studies that have explored tax...
- TENNESSEE: Revenue Under Estimate. Sigo, Shelly // Bond Buyer;10/25/2007, Vol. 362 Issue 32741, p9
The article reports that revenue collections for September 2007 were above collections for the previous year of the same month, but slightly less than the budgeted estimate in Tennessee. The overall revenues were $1.1 billion, representing 8.86% over collections for the same period. The general...
- Tennessee says tax woes won't erode state's triple-A. Whalen, Robert // Bond Buyer;05/05/99, Vol. 328 Issue 30634, p4
Focuses on Tennessee lawmakers' search for a potential solution to the state's continuing tax collection problems even after rejecting a few proposals by Governor Don Sundquist. Government officials' optimism that the problems will not have an immediate impact on the state's triple-A ratings;...
- Florida Budget Hole Could Deepen If Tourist Stay Home. Sigo, Shelly // Bond Buyer;9/25/2001, Vol. 337 Issue 31230, p40
Reports the government budget deficit in Florida. Contribution of the tourism industry on public finance; Anticipation of decline in tax revenue collection; Concern on the credit rating of the state.