S&P: Possible Bid to Stop Taxing Dividends Would Impact Munis
- Dividend Proposal Could Spur Better Muni Disclosure. Hume, Lynn // Bond Buyer;1/14/2003, Vol. 343 Issue 31552, p5
Reports that the U.S. government's dividend tax elimination proposal should push municipal issuers to improve their disclosure practices as it would lead to municipal bonds competing with stocks in the market. Centrepiece of the government's economic stimulus package; Views of several...
- Senate, House Begin Process Of Reconciling Tax-Cut Bills. Duff, Martin Z. // Bond Buyer;5/19/2003, Vol. 344 Issue 31638, p1
The article reports on the plans of U.S Senate and House to reconcile two vastly different tax-cut plans that could result in a final package that gives aid to states and localities and reduces or eliminates the taxation of dividends without creating a threat to the municipal bond market. Their...
- Tax Reform Tensions. Barnett, Susanna Duff // Bond Buyer;1/4/2005, Vol. 351 Issue 32042, p1
The article reports on the prospective changes in the tax reforms of the municipal bond market in the US that has created tensions and concerns among municipal bond community. The proposed change in tax reforms is being developed amid concern over reports that president George W. Bush could...
- Utilities Erupt Over Proposed Dividend, Bond Changes. HOLLY, CHRIS // Energy Daily;2/15/2012, Issue 32, p2
The article reports on criticisms made by investor-owned utilities against a revenue-raising proposal in the fiscal 2013 budget of U.S. President Barack Obama. In this proposal, qualified dividends would be taxed as ordinary income for upper-income taxpayers. Another proposal in the budget is to...
- The Impact of the 2003 Tax Act. Feely, Pam // Advisor Today;Sep2003, Vol. 98 Issue 9, p24
Focuses on the Jobs and Growth Tax Relief Reconciliation Act of 2003 signed by U.S. President George W. Bush. Effect of the tax treatment of dividends and capital gains created by the act on the investment choices made by financial advisors and their clients; Change in the selection of...
- TAXES AND FIRMS' DIVIDEND POLICIES: SURVEY RESULTS. Abrutyn, Stephanie; Turner, Robert W. // National Tax Journal;Dec90, Vol. 43 Issue 4, p491
Discusses the results of a survey on dividend taxation. Percentage distribution of payout ratios; Shareholders' preference for dividends; Availability of worthwhile investment projects.
- Economists divided over plan to eliminate dividend taxes. Webster, Richard A. // New Orleans CityBusiness (1994 to 2008);4/28/2003, Vol. 23 Issue 44, p30
Focuses on the plan to eliminate dividend taxes in Louisiana. Double taxation in the system.
- Diverting theme. Harrison, David // Director (00123242);Apr96, Vol. 49 Issue 9, p39
Discusses how to avoid tax on dividends in Great Britain. Diversion of income to nil or low taxpayers within the family; Changes to the tax law relating to settlements.
- Deductible RIC dividends. // Practical Accountant;Nov96, Vol. 29 Issue 11, p22
Describes the conditions of the IRS Rev. Proc. 96-47, under Section 562 regarding the deductibility as dividends of distributions made to stockholders.