Maco Tax Controversy Group Co-Head
- PSA asks president to spare bond items. Stanton, Michael // Bond Buyer;08/11/97, Vol. 321 Issue 30206, p4
Reports that US President Bill Clinton has been urged not to reject municipal bond-related tax law changes that are eligible for line-item veto. Includes repeal of $150-million volume cap on 501(c)(3) bond issuances; Expansion of tax-exempt private activity bonds in the district of Columbia;...
- Line-item vetoes do not affect tax-exempt bond measures. Stanton, Michael; Roy, Elizabeth // Bond Buyer;08/12/97, Vol. 321 Issue 30207, p1
Reports on the approval of four tax-code changes that will boost issuance of municipal bonds in August 1997. US President Bill Clinton's decision not to use his line-item veto against the measures; Repeal of the cap on nonhospital 501(c)(3) bond issuance; Opportunity for states to relax...
- Congressional Report Details Tax Scenarios for Munis. Depaul, Jennifer // Bond Buyer;6/25/2012, Vol. 380 Issue 33736, p9
The article discusses a U.S. Congressional report which detailed how and why state and local governments issue debt and described the purpose of a variety of municipal bonds such as private-activity bonds, refunding bonds, arbitrage bonds and tax-credit bonds.
- Farewell to tax-exempt bonds. Boyles, Harlan // State Government News;Jan95, Vol. 38 Issue 1, p35
Focuses on the use of tax-exempt municipal bonds as financing scheme for infrastructure improvements in the United States. Regulatory issues on tax-exempt bonds; Efforts to remove the tax-exempt status of municipal bonds; Estimated loss that would result from the removal of the tax exemptions of...
- To ease the '98 tax bite, munis' merits are hyped to investors. Albano, Christine // Bond Buyer;03/23/98, Vol. 323 Issue 30356, p6
Reports that investors are being enticed to buy municipal bonds to ease their 1998 tax bite as the deadline for filing returns nears. Tax status and benefits of municipal bonds; Target market for building a municipal portfolio; Time of the year when municipal brokers experience a surge in business.
- Bond issuers may still have to pay an IRS penalty after a successful appeal. Resnick, Amy B. // Bond Buyer;08/04/98, Vol. 325 Issue 30449, p4
Reports that municipal bond issuers that can convince a United States Internal Revenue Service appeals officer that their bonds were wrongly found to be taxable might still have to pay 20% of the potential tax liability to settle the case. Insights from the American Bar Association Tax...
- De minimis remains a question mark as administration joins in tax talks. Stanton, Michael // Bond Buyer;07/24/97, Vol. 321 Issue 30194, p5
Reports on US Congressional Republicans' deliberations over whether to back a tax-law change that would discourage corporations from buying municipal bonds. Fate of the two-percent de minimis exclusion; Opening gambit in negotiations with the Clinton administration; Types of municipal bonds...
- Gimme (real) shelter. Fink, Ronald // FW;8/2/94, Vol. 163 Issue 16, p68
Presents information on municipal bond taxation in the United States. Long-term municipal bond sales; Things to consider; Statistics; Strong demand for municipal bonds.
- Municipal market's choice: Your wallet or your life. Ferris, Craig T. // Bond Buyer;07/07/97, Vol. 321 Issue 30181, p27
Reports on proposals by US President Bill Clinton to repeal the two-percent de minimis exemption for corporate holdings on municipal bonds. Concerns over the consequences of the proposal; Projected revenue increase following the repeal; Call on municipal groups to convince lawmakers to oppose...