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Taxpayer Relief Act of 1997

Definition:

Legislation forming part of a larger act designed to balance the federal budget. Some of the legislation's provisions included tax credits for taxpayers supporting children, an increase in the amount that could be excluded from estate taxes, and a lower capital gains tax rate.

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Revenue Anticipation Note (RAN)

A short-term municipal debt issue that will be repaid with anticipated revenues, such as sales taxes, from the project.

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