THE BOND BUYER LEGISLATIVE STATUS REPORT
- Bond Bliss. Petersen, John E. // Governing;Jul2008, Vol. 21 Issue 10, p59
The article reports on the U.S. Supreme Court's decision on a case centered on the practice of states granting tax exemption to the interest on bonds. In Kentucky, granting tax exemption to the interest on bonds issued by themselves or their subdivisions, while taxing the interest in bonds...
- Taking a look at union dues. Jacobson, Louis // National Journal;2/01/97, Vol. 29 Issue 5, p230
Discusses the proposed bill on the use of membership dues from tax-exempt groups for political and lobbying activities in the United States. Required information for members; Effect on unions and farm groups; Introduction of a similar bill in the Senate by Orrin G. Hatch.
- Portrait of a well-to-do tax avoider. Miller, John // Dollars & Sense;Sep/Oct97, Issue 213, p8
Looks at the response by Phil Gramm, Republican Senator from Texas, on the demand that the $500 per child tax credit be extended to low income workers. No problem in cutting taxes to the well-to-do; Legislation that will benefit the rich; Steps that were taken by high income filers who did not...
- Tax-exempt bond rulings. // Practical Accountant;Feb96, Vol. 29 Issue 2, p17
Reports on tax-exemption bond rulings. Rev. Proc. 96-16 which provides update procedures for ruling requests for issuers of bonds intended to be excludable under Section 103.
- Church-related groups filing exemption. // Practical Accountant;Feb96, Vol. 29 Issue 2, p18
Reports on tax regulations concerning the exemption of church-related groups. Details final regulations TD 8640 which exempt certain integrated auxiliaries of churches from filing information returns; Details of Rev. Proc. 96-10 which lists a class of organizations affiliated with a church that...
- Tax exempt's political activities. // Practical Accountant;Feb96, Vol. 29 Issue 2, p19
Reports on tax regulations concerning tax exemptions on political activities. Details of final regulation TD 8628 which deal with excise taxes, accelerated tax assessments and injunctions imposed for certain political expenditures make by organizations that would be tax exempt under Section 501.
- Tax-exempt confusion leads to a lost educational opportunity. Collins, Bruce D. // Corporate Legal Times;Mar97, Vol. 7 Issue 64, p9
Attempts to explain Section 501(c)(3) of the tax-code in the United States, which is the law of tax-exempt organizations (TEO), focusing on their importance in the ethical charges brought against Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich. Details of case; Regret that the American public was not more...
- TOP TEN STUPID ACCOUNTANT TRICKS. // Fortune;3/18/1996, Vol. 133 Issue 5, p83
Offers a list of ten tax recommendations made by accountants. The reasons why these maneuvers will not work or are illegal.
- Tax cut, balanced budget: What a deal! St. Pierre, Steven F. // New Hampshire Business Review;08/15/97, Vol. 19 Issue 18, p3
Elaborates on the middle-class tax cut provision of the 1997 Tax Act of the United States. Child tax credit; Tax relief for higher education; Tax-free home sales; Expansion of retirement planning; Penalty-free withdrawals from individual retirement accounts (IRAs); Conversions of current IRAs...