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- When It May Be Virtually Free to Be Tax Free. SOLENDER, DANIEL // Bond Buyer;5/14/2013, Vol. 384 Issue 33911, p5
The author reflects on the taxation policy regarding municipal securities and treasuries for investors in the U.S. financial market. He states that changes in the taxation policy of municipal securities have provided a tax-equivalent yield as compared to the corporate bonds. According to the...
- NABL to IRS: Get Issuers Not Investors. Hume, Lynn; Kinnander, Ola // Bond Buyer;01/31/2001, Vol. 335 Issue 31067, p1
Reports on a proposal by the National Association of Bond Lawyers that the United States Internal Revenue Service restructure its enforcement program for municipal bonds. Penalties for issuers and conduit borrowers for tax-law violations, rather than innocent bondholders; Group's letter to...
- Incoming NABL President Kenneth Artin Discusses Group's Agenda. Jagoda, Naomi; Casey, Jack // Bondbuyer.com;9/8/2015, p19
The article discusses the statement of Kenneth Artin, president of the U.S. National Association of Bond Lawyers, about the topics to be discussed by the group in the coming years including secondary market disclosure, issue price, the tax exemption for municipal bonds and private placements.
- IRS: Counsel Must Accept Circular 230 Proposal. Newman, Emily // Bond Buyer;2/22/2005, Vol. 351 Issue 32075, p5
The article reports that as the U.S. Internal Revenue Service (IRS) intensifies its examinations into abusive transactions, bond counsel needs to accept proposed Circular 230 regulations that would require municipal bond lawyers to provide written documentation for the tax rationale underlying...
- Hillary Clinton’s Higher Education Proposal Could Hurt Munis. Jagoda, Naomi // Bond Buyer;8/24/2015, Vol. 1 Issue 34365, p1
The municipal bond tax exemption could be at risk under a proposal from presidential candidate Hillary Clinton to reduce student debt.
- CRS: Targeting Munis in Business Tax Reform May Be Inappropriate. Jagoda, Naomi // Bond Buyer;10/14/2015, Vol. 1 Issue 34393, p1
In business tax reform it may not be proper to disallow the tax exemption for municipal bonds purchased by corporations, since the exemption is designed to benefit state and local governments, the Congressional Research Service wrote in a recently released report.
- 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.