mu·​ni | \ ˈmyü-nē How to pronounce muni (audio) \

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The general rule is that muni-bond-interest income typically is tax-free at the federal, state and local levels on bonds issued by your home state or a municipality within that state. Tom Herman, WSJ, "The Smart Ways to Be a Tax-Savvy Investor," 10 Feb. 2019 Also, some munis pay interest that’s subject to the alternative minimum tax (but many fewer taxpayers are ensnared by the AMT these days). Tom Herman, WSJ, "The Smart Ways to Be a Tax-Savvy Investor," 10 Feb. 2019 Joe Mysak, Editor for Bloomberg Brief: Municipal Market, joins Bloomberg Markets AM with Pimm Fox and Lisa Abramowicz, to discuss munis. Joe Mysak,, "Joe Mysak on Muni-Bond Market," 20 Apr. 2018 To be sure, Bowers added, munis are somewhat riskier than U.S. Treasuries. Mark Hulbert, USA TODAY, "401(k) investors: Why boring municipal bonds are exciting for investors," 17 June 2018 Mickelson had just pulled a stunt that would be fine at your local muni. Michael Rosenberg,, "Make No Mistake: Phil Mickelson Admitted to Cheating and Should Have Been Disqualified," 16 June 2018 Treating munis as liquid assets would expand demand for this debt. The Editorial Board, WSJ, "The Art of a Banking Deal," 23 May 2018 The Las Vegas project joins other mega muni-bond deals for professional sports stadiums, including the nearly $943 million sale in 2006 to build Yankee Stadium and a $547.4 million deal for Citi Field that same year for cross-town rival the Mets. Amanda Albright,, "Raiders' $1.8 Billion Home Shows Stadium Building Blitz Not Over," 11 Apr. 2018 Since the muni is already receiving these funds and would receive them if the sale was to a for-profit company rather than a co-op like Chugach, this provision does not add any value not already received by the municipality. Dan Sullivan, Anchorage Daily News, "Combining utilities is laudable, but ML&P ballot measure manipulates city charter," 9 Mar. 2018

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1973, in the meaning defined above

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