The Clock Is Ticking
- House Passes African-Caribbean Trade Bill, Senate Nixes Marriage Penalty Vote, Considers Education Amendments. // Human Events;05/19/2000, Vol. 56 Issue 18, p27
Provides information on the status of several bills in the United States (US) Congress. Approval by the US House of an African-Caribbean bill for textile imports; Action taken by the US Senate to eliminate the marriage penalty tax; Amendments to the Elementary and Secondary Education Act.
- Clinton's pipe dream. Bergsman, Steve; Baker, Marci // Treasury & Risk Management;Jan/Feb96, Vol. 6 Issue 1, p8
Reports on US President Bill Clinton's proposed changes to the tax laws in order to stop companies from deducting interest on bonds with a maturity of over 40 years. Plans to raise $28 billion from corporations; Treasury Department's offer of transitional relief to some issues already in the...
- Congress, housing advocates differ on volume-cap price. Kinnander, Ola // Bond Buyer;09/17/98, Vol. 325 Issue 30480, p4
Reports on concerns with the high price tag on the private-activity bond volume cap proposed in a tax-reduction bill in the United States Congress. Increase in state-by-state private activity and small-state limits; Cost estimate over five years; Comments by John McEvoy, executive director of...
- Most Bond Bills Put On Hold For This Year. Kinnander, Ola // Bond Buyer;9/25/2001, Vol. 337 Issue 31230, p1
Reports the delay of the approval of bond related federal legislation in the United States. Difficulty in building consensus in Congress following the terrorist attacks; Decision of the congressional leaders to end the session with noncontroversial agenda; Measures to protect tax exempt public...
- Compromise Tax Plan Isn't A Sure Thing. Duff, Susanna // Bond Buyer;5/22/2003, Vol. 344 Issue 31641, p1
The U.S. House and the Senate reached a tentative agreement on a final tax package that would provide funding to cash-strapped states, but the deal's completion was obstructed by its overreaching costs.The Memorial Day deadline for final action on the tax bill requested by the U.S. President...
- Panel Seeks to Permanently Ban Internet-Access Taxation. Ferris, Craig T. // Bond Buyer;7/18/2003, Vol. 345 Issue 31680, p5
Reports that the U.S. House Judiciary Committee has approved a legislation that would permanently bar states from levying taxes on Internet access. Validity period of the bill; Other provisions under the bill; Amendments proposed by the committee in the bill.
- Bond-Friendly Tax Bill Passed by House Has Cloudy Future. Kinnander, Ola // Bond Buyer;12/06/2000, Vol. 334 Issue 31031, p6
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- Action Taken by Congress on New Tax Bill. // Congressional Digest;May32, Vol. 11 Issue 5, p137
The article presents information on actions taken by the U.S. Congress on the new tax bill. The Secretary of the Treasury, in his annual report to the Congress, presented figures showing that the ordinary expenses of the Government expenditures were in excess of the ordinary receipts for the...
- THE ADMINISTRATION'S NEW TAX PROPOSAL. // Congressional Digest;May36, Vol. 15 Issue 5, p133
Discusses the legislative actions of the U.S. Congress concerning the tax bill. Costs of the soil conservation act; Resident Roosevelt's recommendations on the sources of revenue; Senate hearings and amendments on the tax bill; Arguments for and against the bill.