Dividend Proposal Could Spur Better Muni Disclosure

Hume, Lynn
January 2003
Bond Buyer;1/14/2003, Vol. 343 Issue 31552, p5
Trade Publication
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.


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