Review: “Bob was very generous and thoughtful when consulting with me regarding my deceased husband's estate. My daughter and I were in tremendous grief and he was patient, informative and professional. We had alot of questi...
Practice areas & skills: Public Finance & Tax Exempt Finance, Probate, Tax
Review: “Ms. Poissant represented the Lancaster Community Association from 2002 through 2007. She was exempliary. She was always available if we needed her. She went out of her way to make sure that she put in an appearance at ...
Practice areas & skills: Public Finance & Tax Exempt Finance, Commercial, Personal Injury, Business
Review: “Bob Frank has advised me personally as well as a number of my clients. His years of experience and personality result in the right plan and careful handling of all his clients. I recommend him 100%”
Practice areas & skills: Public Finance & Tax Exempt Finance, Tax, Probate, Business
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Much of the financing for state and local needs, like schools, roads, and affordable housing, comes from the sale of tax-exempt municipal bonds to investors. Basically, investors are loaning the government the money for construction costs; in exchange investors receive tax-free interest payments on their loan. Lawyers who understand public finance issues help the government meet the legal requirements for the sales process and package the bonds for sale. Since different levels of risk are associated with loaning to different government organizations, bond and public finance attorneys also help investors calculate the risks before making such loans.