Municipal Debt and Borrowing Training and Resources

Information related to understanding and managing municipal debt, bond ratings and borrowing.

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Understanding and managing municipal debt

Tools for managing debt

Municipal bond ratings

Video series: A Deeper Dive Into Municipal Debt

This series of videos provides an extensive review of municipal debt and how Massachusetts’ cities and towns can issue it. Please note that additional requirements may exist for regional school districts and special purpose districts seeking to issue debt. In all cases, please consult with your municipal and bond counsels when contemplating the issuance of debt. For the Department of Revenue’s official guidance on municipal borrowing and debt, see Informational Guideline Releases 22-1 and 22-2.

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Webinar: State House Note Modernization

The Division of Local Services’ Bureau of Accounts hosted a webinar on August 18, 2021 to highlight the modernization of the State House Note program. View the full video below, download the slides used in the webinar and view the User Guide for submitting State House Notes for approval using the DLS Gateway application.

Date published: July 30, 2020
Last updated: December 29, 2020

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