TITLE

Storm Savings?

AUTHOR(S)
Smith, Aaron T.
PUB. DATE
February 2002
SOURCE
Bond Buyer;2/28/2002, Vol. 339 Issue 31334, p43
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on the confirmation of Florida state treasurer and insurance commissioner Tom Gallagher on private-letter ruling given by the U.S. Internal Revenue Service which allows merged insurer to issue tax-exempt debt in case of a catastrophic hurricane. Impact of the ruling on Florida homeowners; Assessment of homeowners insurance in case of major hurricane.
ACCESSION #
8636031

 

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