TITLE

Dividend Proposal Could Spur Better Muni Disclosure

AUTHOR(S)
Hume, Lynn
PUB. DATE
January 2003
SOURCE
Bond Buyer;1/14/2003, Vol. 343 Issue 31552, p5
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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 economists and lawmakers on the government's proposal; Disclosure requirements by corporate issuers.
ACCESSION #
8972326

 

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