JCT's Flawed Analysis on Munis is Hurting Case for Tax-Exempts
George Friedlander explains why the Joint Committee on Taxation has it all wrong on munis.  more »
As tax reform is uncertain, it's more important than ever to keep up the good fight for tax-exempt bonds. more »
The Baker Correctional Development Corp. is trying to get a waiver from a mandatory call and federal funds to refund bonds from tax-exempt to taxable, in the wake of an IRS finding that bonds are taxable. more »
The tax exempt bond office will be combined with the office of Indian tribal governments and headed by the ITG director. more »
The San Antonio Water System is facing its first audit by the Internal Revenue Service in years, as the IRS examines the tax-exemption on $83 million of bonds. more »
Bond lawyer and dealer groups are drafting revisions to bond documents for market participants to begin using by June 7 when the Internal Revenue Service’s issue price rules take effect. more »
The Glades Correctional Development Corp. in south-central Florida shorted its March 1 debt-service payment, the trustee said in a notice, as the date for a taxable bond exchange approaches due to an IRS ruling. more »
The dollar volume of municipal bond trading soared higher last year than in any year since 2012, the Municipal Securities Rulemaking Board found in its 2016 Fact Book released Monday. more »
About 600 APPA members plan to meet with U.S. lawmakers to talk about the importance of preserving the tax exemption for municipal bonds. more »
Trump’s proposed budget “will emaciate public services and protections,” said the director of Public Citizen’s Congress Watch Division. more »
The administration wants tax reform to be passed by August, while hundreds of groups press lawmakers to preserve full muni tax exemption. more »
House members reintroduced a bill to modernize and ease tax law restrictions for small bond issues used to finance manufacturing facilities. more »
The Glades Correctional Development Corp. in south-central Florida said that it received a preliminary Internal Revenue Service determination that its 2006 bonds violate the private activity use test. more »
The IRS won't be issuing any rules or significant guidance for a while in the wake of President Trump's regulatory actions. more »

Jim Colby, Senior Municipal Strategist and author of the Muni Nation blog at VanEck, sits down with The Bond Buyer's John Hallacy to discuss all things ETF, the prospects of tax reform, infrastructure investment, and more.

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