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Types of Bonds

A Caution on Tax and Accounting Issues

Apart from legal investment issues, the variations of structured debt securities make it impossible to generalize about appropriate tax and accounting treatment for an investor. Investors should consult with their own tax advisors and accountants prior to investment.


All information and opinions contained in this publication were produced by the Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association from our membership and other sources believed by the Association to be accurate and reliable. By providing this general information, the Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association makes neither a recommendation as to the appropriateness of investing in fixed-income securities nor is it providing any specific investment advice for any particular investor. Due to rapidly changing market conditions and the complexity of investment decisions, supplemental information and sources may be required to make informed investment decisions.