States Using 'Aggie' Bonds to Cultivate New Farmers
- Louisiana Agency Balks at Grocery Facility Tax-Exempt Option. Watts, Jim // Bond Buyer;4/20/2011, Vol. 376 Issue 33503, p4
The article reports on the State Bond Commission's refusal to approve the tax-exempt option for the 75 million U.S. dollar bonds intended for Saint Tammany Parish's grocery distribution facility in Dallas, Texas.
- Louisiana Agency OKs Plan to Let State Keep Its Own Stadium Bonds. Watts, Jim // Bond Buyer;12/16/2010, Vol. 374 Issue 33434, p3
The article reports on the approval of the Louisiana State Bond Commission on a plan which permits the state to continuously invest in auction-rate tax-exempt bonds issued by the Louisian Stadium and Exposition District in 2006.
- Hello Columbus: Ohio cities mull tax-exempt pension deals. Goldsmith, Steve // Bond Buyer;04/29/98, Vol. 324 Issue 30382, p38
Reports on the plan of Ohio cities to issue tax-exempt bonds totaling $215.5 million. Release of a tax court ruling that the city of Columbus may issue tax-exempt bonds; Speculation of the Internal Revenue Service's appeal of the tax court decision; Bond issues and purposes in the Middle West.
- Shall Future Issues of Tax Exempt Securities Be Discontinued? Con. Flatcher, Ducan U. // Congressional Digest;Sep23, Vol. 2 Issue 12, p342
The proposal on the future issues of tax exempt securities is based on the claim that capital in large amounts seeks securities in order to escape taxation, thus depriving industry of the benefits of financial support. This enables large investors and capitalists to escape taxation, thereby...
- Age, Race, Self-Interest, and Financing Public Schools Through Referenda. Tedin, Kent L.; Matland, Richard E.; Weiher, Gregory R. // Journal of Politics;Feb2001, Vol. 63 Issue 1, p270
Using a sample of 628 white, black, and Hispanic voters in a large urban school district, we test a series of hypotheses about voting in a school bond election. We find that there is a core of similar results across racial/ethnic groups. All three groups show strong, directly measured,...
- Private-activity bonds. // Practical Accountant;Mar97, Vol. 30 Issue 3, p20
Announces the issuance by the US Internal Revenue Service of final regulations that define private-activity bonds applicable to tax-exempt bonds issued by state and local governments.
- Guam Representative Urges Pooled Bond Bank for Territories. McConnell, Alison L. // Bond Buyer;3/3/2006, Vol. 355 Issue 32331, p6
The article reports on Guam representative Madeleine Z. Bordallo's testimony before the U.S. Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee. Bordallo claims that U.S. territories should be allowed to form a tax-exempt bond bank to overcome obstacles in gaining access to capital. She adds that...
- Proposed ag sales tax number could cut down on fraud. Felder, Matt // Texas Agriculture Magazine;4/15/2011, Vol. 26 Issue 17, p8
The article reports on the legislation of the House Bill (HB) 268, a bill proposed by Representative Harvey Hilderbran which would eliminate fraud and abuse of the sales tax exemption on agricultural products in Texas. According to the report, farmers and ranchers who are qualified for the sales...
- Munis Don't Proliferate When U.S. Taxes Go Up, Study Finds. Seymour, Dan // Bond Buyer;10/20/2009, Vol. 370 Issue 33202, p7
The article presents the findings of a study about the role of federal tax exemption and tax rate to local and state governments bonds in the U.S., conducted by professors Michael L Hand, Fred Thompson, and G. Marc Choate of the Willamette University Atkinson Graduate School of Management in...