Short-Term Tax-Exempt Yields
- As I see it. Schaaf, Peter VanDer // Grand Rapids Business Journal;05/10/99, Vol. 17 Issue 19, p30
Comments on the unpredictability and unstable nature of tax-free municipal bonds in Michigan. Calculation of the tax-equivalent yields of the bonds; Ability of municipal bonds to accommodate nearly every level of risk.
- If your munis are across state lines. Farber, Lawrence // Medical Economics;6/3/2005, Vol. 82 Issue 11, p65
Replies to an inquiry on whether out-of-state issues added to a municipal bond portfolio are exempted from state taxes. American states that exempt interest income from issues originating outside their borders.
- Reevaluating State-Specific Muni Bond Funds. VanDenburgh, William M.; Harmelink, Philip J.; Werner, Edward M. // CPA Journal;Feb2010, Vol. 80 Issue 2, p56
The article focuses on state-specific municipal (muni) bond securities, an investment that provides a high degree of security while avoiding taxation through the use of municipal bond funds. Muni bonds might be subject to the Alternative Minimum Tax (AMT) even if they avoid federal taxation....
- Haines Cautions On 230 Opinions. Hume, Lynn // Bond Buyer;5/2/2005, Vol. 352 Issue 32123, p1
Reports on the caution issued on the taxability of municipal bonds by Martha Mahan Haines, chief of the U.S. Office of Municipal Securities of the Securities and Exchange Commission. Reasons that prompted Haines to issue the remark; Outlook on the definition of significant federal tax issues;...
- Colo. Issuer Gets Preliminary Notice of Bonds' Taxable Status. Albanese, Elizabeth // Bond Buyer;04/25/2001, Vol. 336 Issue 31125, p5
Reports that the United States Internal Revenue Service has sent a preliminary notice of taxability to the Colorado Health Facilities Authority stating the agency's 1991 issue of zero-coupon revenue bonds that financed a Colorado Spring nursing home is taxable. Case background; Authority's...
- A Surprise Tax on the Discount Bin. Fine, Jacob // Financial Planning;Oct2003, Vol. 33 Issue 10, p32
Assesses the impact of the increased interest rates and taxation on municipal bond in the U.S. Condition by which bond is taxed as capital gain; Expectation of investors over tax-exempt bond; Reason for the preference of investors for bonds at discounts.
- EXAMINING THE IMPACTS OF THE 1986 TAX REFORM ACT ON THE MUNICIPAL SECURITIES MARKET. Petersen, John E. // National Tax Journal;Sep87, Vol. 40 Issue 3, p393
This article discusses the impact of the Tax Reform Act of 1986 on the municipal securities market in the U.S. By the time the Tax Reform Act was signed into law, most of the major effects had already been anticipated by the tax-exempt bond market. The market, which relies so heavily and visibly...
- IRS Extends TEB Mediation Program For Audited Issuers Through July 2007. McConnell, Alison L. // Bond Buyer;7/11/2006, Vol. 357 Issue 34220, p4
The article reports that the U.S. Internal Revenue Service has renewed the Tax-Exempt Bond Mediation Pilot Program for another year. It can be used by issuers of tax-exempt bonds, who are under examination by the agency's tax-exempt bond office, to request intervention from a trained mediator...
- RISK PREMIA ON MUNICIPAL BONDS. Yawitz, Jess B. // Journal of Financial & Quantitative Analysis;Sep78, Vol. 13 Issue 3, p475
The article presents an analysis of the financial behavior of municipal bond yields, particularly in regard to influences of risk-free rates and changes in rate structures due to revenue sharing practices between 1965 and 1973. Monthly municipal bond yield data is analyzed testing the increase...