Ratio of municipals to treasuries rises
- Fitch upgrades N.H. municipals' rating. Kibbe, Cindy // New Hampshire Business Review;6/23/2006, Vol. 28 Issue 13, p34
The article reports on the upgrade of New Hampshire Municipal Bond Bank (NHMBB) Series A bonds from AA to AA+ by Fitch Ratings. The bonds has a positive prospect on the $53 million and are scheduled to sell on June 2006 through competitive offer the proceeds will be lent to 14 local government...
- THE INTEREST FOR THE MUNICIPAL BONDS. Eugenia, Grecu // Annals of the University of Oradea, Economic Science Series;2008, Vol. 17 Issue 3, p272
The emissions of municipal bonds are a pretty recent apparition in the evolution of the Romanian capital market. The reduced level of the local administrations available funds and the impossibility to increase the local taxes so as to get higher incomes cashed by the local budgets, impose the...
- Business bristles over sales taxes. Parent, Tawn // New Orleans CityBusiness (1994 to 2008);11/7/94, Vol. 15 Issue 18, p1
Reports on the furor over a Louisiana Supreme Court decision on payment of local taxes on previously exempted items. Forcing of taxpayers to pay back taxes; Ruling on B.P. Oil Co. vs. Plaquemines Parish Government; Suspension of portion of exemption to balance state budget.
- The downside of residing in an affluent state. Napach, Bernice // Medical Economics;10/13/97, Vol. 74 Issue 20, p24
Highlights a study conducted by the Washington D.C.-based Tax Foundation, which indicates that if you live in a high-income state chances are you do not receive as much in benefits from the federal government as you have paid out in federal taxes. Reference to taxpayers in New Jersey receiving...
- TAXES GROW MORE LOCAL. Schiff, Lenore // Fortune;10/4/1993, Vol. 128 Issue 8, p24
Reveals that from fiscal 1985 to 1991, local taxes jumped 60% vs. 44% for state taxes and 43% for federal taxes. Reasons why localities are demanding more money from residents; `Fend-for-your-self federalism'; Increases in property taxes; Details.
- Read my lips. Berry, Frances Stokes // State Government News;Jan95, Vol. 38 Issue 1, p12
Assesses the factors considered by the leadership of American states in adopting new tax measures. Political issues related to tax increases; Consideration of the state's economic condition; Adoption of state lotteries as revenue measures; Prospects for tax increases for 1995.
- Free trade begins at home. Verburg, Peter // Alberta Report / Newsmagazine;8/15/94, Vol. 21 Issue 35, p23
Focuses on the conflict over the rise in non-resident licence fees charged at the municipal level in Alberta. How many tradespeople in Sylvan Lake and other small communities are defying the municipal by-laws in the belief that the bylaws are unfair to small businesses and consumers; Why...
- Final council tax rises set for band D. // Public Finance;03/28/97, p3
Reports on the increase in band D final council taxes in England and Wales in the 1997-1998 period. Percent of increases.
- Average home will pay only 1% more council tax. Dimbylow, Edward // Public Finance;3/4/94, p2
Reports on the payment of 1% more in council tax by households in England and Wales from April 1, 1994. Increased band D tax for metropolitan areas; Reduced council tax for London; County and parish precepts; Precepts for police and fire joint boards; Tax hikes for East Northamptonshire,...