Public Finance Alert: American Recovery and Reinvestment Act Opens Door to Tax-Exempt Financing for Producers of Intangibles

The recently enacted American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (the “Recovery Act”) opens the door for a much wider range of capital investment to be financed with lower cost tax-exempt bonds. The Recovery Act offers the benefits of low interest tax-exempt financing to producers of intangible property, expanding prior law which was restricted to traditional manufacturing and certain processing activities. However, companies interested in such financing need to act quickly as the opportunity is only available for bonds issued in 2009 or 2010.

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DISCLAIMER: Because of the generality of this update, the information provided herein may not be applicable in all situations and should not be acted upon without specific legal advice based on particular situations.

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