WASHINGTON — The American Bar Association’s section on taxation has asked the Treasury Department to clarify a number of points in tax-regulatory guidance of Build America Bonds and other new programs under the ­American Recovery and Reinvestment Act to ensure issuers don’t do ­anything when issuing the bonds or ­spending the proceeds that could jeopardize the federal subsidy on the bonds.

The group of lawyers last week sent Treasury and Internal Revenue Service officials a 17-page document outlining 25 different issues that have emerged with BABs, as well as recovery zone economic development and facility bonds.

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