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Taxes And The Refunding Of Discount Bonds

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  • Edward A. Dyl
  • Ronald W. Spahr

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This paper examines the effect of the Bankruptcy Tax Act of 1980 on the decision to refund corporate bonds selling at a discount. Historically, the refunding of discount debt has appeared to be profitable on a discounted cash flow basis. This study demonstrates, however, that the tax effects of the Bankruptcy Tax Act of 1980 have eliminated effectively any potential gains from refunding discounted debt.

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  • Edward A. Dyl & Ronald W. Spahr, 1983. "Taxes And The Refunding Of Discount Bonds," Journal of Financial Research, Southern Finance Association;Southwestern Finance Association, vol. 6(4), pages 265-273, December.
  • Handle: RePEc:bla:jfnres:v:6:y:1983:i:4:p:265-273
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