Cuts, New Tax Pegged to Fill $323M Budget Hole
- TUESDAY'S YIELDS. // Bond Buyer;3/3/2010, Vol. 371 Issue 33275, p1
The article reports on the performance of municipal market and trader's tax exempt yield in the U.S.
- Short-Term Tax-Exempt Yields. // Bond Buyer;2/7/2002, Vol. 339 Issue 31320, p31
Cites a tabular representation of information related to short-term tax-exempt yields as of February 7, 2002. One-year municipal bond market data; Seven-day general markets variable-rate demand data; Lehman Brothers Money Market Municipal Index data as of February 6, 2002.
- 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...
- Final Tax Plan Has Money for States, not Localities. Duff, Susanna // Bond Buyer;5/27/2003, Vol. 344 Issue 31643, p4
This article reports that the final $350 billion tax-cut package sent to the White House on May 23, 2003 for President Bush's signature represents virtually no threat to the municipal bond market and provides $20 billion to fiscally strapped states, but nothing for localities. The final product...
- 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...
- S&P: Possible Bid to Stop Taxing Dividends Would Impact Munis. Vadum, Matthew // Bond Buyer;12/16/2002, Vol. 342 Issue 31533, p5
Reports on the possibility of a competition in tax-exempt municipal bond market for investor dollars following the enactment of legislation to eliminate taxation of dividends in the U.S. Benefits to corporations from the legislation; Impact of the legislation on state budgets; Expected...
- Texas legislator challenges statute allowing Houston Sports Authority to tax. Sanders, Lisa // Bond Buyer;10/03/97, Vol. 322 Issue 30244, p29
Reports on Texas Representative Steve Wolens' criticisms on a statute that allows the Harris County-Houston Sports Authority's collection of taxes to back a $180 million bond deal. Voters in Harris' approval of the stadium project in a non-binding referendum; Wolens' opposition to the stadium...