municipal bond

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municipal bond

An often tax-exempt bond issued by a city, county, state, or other government for the financing of public projects.

munic′ipal bond′

a bond issued by a state or local authority to finance projects.
[1855–60, Amer.]
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Noun1.municipal bond - a bond issued by a state or local governmentmunicipal bond - a bond issued by a state or local government
utility bond, utility revenue bond - a bond issued to finance the construction of public utility services
bond certificate, bond - a certificate of debt (usually interest-bearing or discounted) that is issued by a government or corporation in order to raise money; the issuer is required to pay a fixed sum annually until maturity and then a fixed sum to repay the principal
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Municipal bonds enable state and locals to build essential infrastructure projects such as schools, hospitals, and roads.
Eventually, old bonds will be redeemed and essentially replaced by newer, lower yielding bonds, which can save money for the state and local government agencies that issue municipal bonds.
5 million of municipal bonds worth 150 million soms on August 26, Bishkek Financial Management Department told the edition Tazabek.
The income from most municipal bonds is exempt from state and local taxes for in-state investors but not for out-of-state investors.
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A simple example of a tax-aware investment strategy is the determination of whether, on an after-tax basis, municipal bonds provide greater value than taxable bonds.
Information about municipal bonds is available on the Internet at www.
An example: A few years ago, some executives I know bought Washington Power municipal bonds that carried an 11.
The webinar presentation addressed the importance of the BAB program to the municipal bond market, the appeal of BABs to institutional investors and the approach for managing a standalone allocation to taxable municipal bonds.
Municipal Bonds Build America: A County Perspective on Changing the Tax-exempt Status of Municipal Bond Interest estimates the cost for counties and for all municipal bond issuers if a repeal were enacted, or if municipal bond interest were capped at 28 percent.
Generally, the higher your tax bracket, the more appropriate an investment in tax-exempt municipal bonds will be," says Cheryl Holland, a financial planner at Abacus Planning Group in Columbia, South Carolina.

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