Funding -- Tax Credit Bonds

Title Abstract Publication Date
2010 Allocations to States of Volume Cap for Qualified School Construction Bonds This shows how the $11 billion of allocation authority to issue qualified school construction bonds for 2010 will be divided up among states and large local educational agencies. Under the... 03/16/2010
Addressing the Finance Gap. Discusses the mismatch in the market between the perception and reality of charter schools' creditworthiness for financing purposes. Explores the facilities hurdle, the U.S. Department of... 03/31/2011
ARRA Funds Empower Schools to Power Down. Describes the use of American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) funds in several states to improve school facilities. Kentucky's hiring of 36 energy managers, solar energy projects in Idaho,... 10/31/2010
Build America Bonds and Direct Payment Subsidy Implementation. This notice provides guidance on Build America Bonds under section 54AA of the Internal Revenue Code. It includes guidance on eligible types of projects and financings, initial implementation of the... 04/19/2009
Build America Bonds Issuance and Trade Activity. State and local governments are primarily issuing Build America Bonds, a new form of debt created by the economic stimulus plan, for public improvement projects, according to data released by the... 06/30/2009
Build America Bonds Issues Includes sale date, issue, amount, ratings, and call provision of Build America Bonds issued in 2010. School districts, colleges, univerities, and community colleges are identified. The list is... 03/31/2011
Build America Bonds. This alert provides questions and answers on the major characteristics of Build America Bonds (BABs), a new option for government financing included in the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act.... 03/01/2009
Build America Bonds: An Introduction. General overview of the Build America Bonds, including a description of an innovative feature that allows issuers to receive a direct payment from the U.S. Treasury, and an explanation that these... 03/11/2009
California Department of Education, Qualified School Construction Bonds Includes 2010 Qualified School Construction Bond results and 2009 Qualified School Construction Bond Lottery results. 12/31/2010
Charter Schools Benefit From New Markets Tax Credit Financing. Discusses the benefits for charter schools to use the New Markets Tax Credit Program, a popular and flexible community development financing tool that allows a charter school to partner with a... 03/31/2011
Cut the Cost of Borrowing with Zero-Interest Federal QZAB Funds. Explains how the U.S. Government's Qualified Zone Academy Bond (QZAB) loans work, who qualifies, how they are obtained, and what the money may be used for. 11/30/2008
Direct Payment Subsidy Option for Certain Qualified Tax Credit Bonds and Build America Bonds. The interim guidance outlines how issuers of qualified school construction bonds, qualified zone academy bonds, qualified energy conservation bonds, and new clean renewable energy bonds can take... 03/31/2010
Early Returns: Tax Credit Bonds and School Construction. A small federal program piloting tax credit bonds to support school construction, the Qualified Zone Academy Bond (QZAB), has existed since 1997--providing evidence of how tax credit bonds could work... 08/31/2002
Facilities Funding Thaws. Discusses the trend toward public-private partnerships in higher education construction. Privatized housing is highlighted, as are benefits of federal stimulus funds and the tight bond market.... 12/31/2009
Federal Bond Programs Available for School Construction and Repairs. The tax-related provisions of the economic stimulus provide $24.8 billion in bond authority to states and local governments for school infrastructure through two primary programs: a new Qualified... 03/31/2009
Federal Spending on PK-12 School Facilities. Describes federal grant, tax, and finance programs dedicated to school construction, as well as grant, tax, and finance programs whose funds may be used for school construction. Each program is... 10/31/2010
Financing School Infrastructure: What Are the Options? Describes local, state, and federal school infrastructure funding options. Local funding options include bond issues, special local-option sales taxes, and voter-approved mills and sinking funds.... 11/30/2001
Fixer-Uppers. Profiles school construction and renovation funding that is available from the federal government. Details and procedures for the Qualified School Construction Bonds (QSCBs), Qualified Zone Academy... 09/30/2010
Fixing Our Schools Now! Qualified Zone Academy Bonds: A New Approach to Financing School Renovation and Repair. This booklet examines the Federal government's Qualified Zone Academy Bonds (QZABs) system for helping school districts carry out needed school renovations and repairs, discusses why QZABs are... 03/31/2000
Funding Building Projects in a Tough Economy Outlines sources for hidden funding to help construct and maintain school buildings, including local and state tax revenues, with some limited support from state and small federal initiatives; Local... 03/31/2012
Funding School Renovation: Qualified Zone Academy Bonds vs. Traditional Tax- Exempt Bonds. Outlines the $1.6 billion Qualified Zone Academy Bond (QZAB) program and provides estimates of the implicit borrower subsidy and the estimated federal revenue loss arising from the tax credits it... 07/24/2001
Georgia State Financing and Invesment Commission. Qualified School Construction Bonds. Includes Georgia 2009 allocation, Georgia 2010 allocation and Direct Local Allocations by Treasury for 2009 and 2010, and QSCB Allocation and Issuance Status, March 2011. 12/31/2010
Getting a Piece of the Pie: Schools Need to Be Proactive, Flexible When Pursuing Stimulus Funding. Outlines how funds from the American Reinvestment and Recovery Act (ARRA) of 2009 may be made available for school facility needs in states that choose to direct them there. Examples of school... 12/31/2008
Green Building Initiative: K-12 and Higher Education. The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 has provided unprecedented levels of federal funding for education and a unique opportunity for schools and school districts to make investments... 12/31/2008
HIRE Act Allows Issuers of Certain Tax Credit Bonds to Receive Direct Payment from the Federal Government. Describes law passed by Congress to unclog the markets for Qualified School Construction Bonds (QSCBs), Qualified Zone Academy Bonds (QZABs), Qualified Energy Conservation Bonds (QECBs) and New Clean... 03/21/2010