California Probes Oakland Schools Over Fund Transfers
- IRS Rules Plano, Tex., Health Issue Tax-Exempt. Albanese, Elizabeth // Bond Buyer;6/20/2001, Vol. 336 Issue 31164, p3
Reports on the United States Internal Revenue Service's ruling that the revenue bonds issued in 1997 by the Plano Health Facilities Development Corp. on behalf of Texas Health Resources were rightfully tax-exempt. Results of an investigation which showed that the bond were not used for a...
- House Approves Compromise Cap Increase Bill. Kinnander, Ola // Bond Buyer;07/26/2000, Vol. 333 Issue 30940, p4
Reports the House approval of a community renewal bill on the increase of private-activity bond volume capital in the United States. Provisions of the bill; Call for an additional increase of bond volume capital; Account on the introduction of community renewal bill by several senators;...
- D.C. Committees OK Stadium Plan; Barry Returns to Council. Vadum, Matthew // Bond Buyer;11/4/2004, Vol. 350 Issue 32004, p7
Reports that two Washington, D.C., council committees have approved Mayor Anthony Williams' proposed baseball stadium and community development package. Municipal bond financing included in the package; Bond issues and tax legislation required to finance the stadium's construction.
- Watkins: Tax Enforcement Reforms Appear Achievable. Hume, Lynn // Bond Buyer;9/23/2002, Vol. 341 Issue 31476, p4
Reports the revised tax enforcement reforms proposal of municipal issuers and bond lawyers in the U.S. Plan of issuers to elect on the assumption of financial responsibility; Creation of monetary penalties and sanctions for tax-law violations; Information on the available sanction to the...
- Colorado's effort to reduce taxes could lower tax bases, officials say. Preston, Darrell // Bond Buyer;01/08/99, Vol. 327 Issue 30554, p36
Reports that the proposed legislation to reduce taxes in Colorado Legislature could lower tax bases of municipal bond issuers. Bills that could potentially cut income to cities, counties and school districts; Law requiring lawmakers to return a year of excess revenue to taxpayers.
- Price tag for Sen. Hatch's IRS reform proposal: $11 million. Resnick, Amy B. // Bond Buyer;03/31/98, Vol. 323 Issue 30362, p4
Focuses on the legislative proposal to enable municipal bond issuers to appeal an Internal Revenue Service plan to tax bonds. Additional federal revenue from the US Senate's IRS reform bill; Key provisions of the bill.
- Tax-cut debates in congress touch municipal market. Ryst, Sonja // Bond Buyer;07/28/99, Vol. 329 Issue 30692, p7
Analyzes the impact of the tax-cut proposals in the United States Congress on the municipal bond market. Effects on the tax-exempt market; Current status of the municipal market; Demand for municipal bonds; Possible results of plans to raise the private-activity bond volume cap.
- THE EQUITY EFFECTS OF A TAXABLE MUNICIPAL BOND SUBSIDY. Galper, Harvey; Peterson, George E. // National Tax Journal;Dec73, Vol. 26 Issue 4, p611
A subject of current debate is a taxable municipal bond subsidy plan that would subsidize state and local governments choosing to issue taxable rather than tax-exempt debt. This plan generally is regarded as a loophole-closing device that would help to achieve a more equitable wealth...
- Cost of Senate Bill Muni Provisions Rise. Barnett, Susanna Duff // Bond Buyer;5/24/2004, Vol. 348 Issue 31890, p4
Focuses on the municipal bond provisions in the U.S. Senate's corporate tax bill. Estimated cost of the provisions; Measures proposed to spur the issuance of industrial development bonds; Proposed repeal of the ten-year rule for single-family revenue bonds.