FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. The Internal Revenue Service plans to send out questionnaires to between 200 and 500 state and local governmental bond issuers later this summer that will ask them to provide extensive information indicating whether the bonds they have issued are still in compliance with tax laws and rules, an IRS official said here yesterday.

Speaking during a session on post-issuance compliance at the Government Finance Officers Association's annual meeting, Clifford Gannett, director of the IRS' tax-exempt bond office, gave a preview of what the governments can expect the form to request.

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