Kimberly C. Betterton, a partner at Ballard Spahr LLP, focuses her legal practice on federal tax laws and regulations involving tax-exempt, tax credit and direct-pay obligations, particularly with respect to governmental bonds, qualified 501(c)(3) financings, and exempt facility qualification.Ms. Betterton advises clients on issues related to working capital financings, debt restructurings, interest rate swaps and other derivatives, in addition to providing counsel on a variety of post-issuance tax compliance issues, including arbitrage, private use questions, remediation as a result of change in use, reissuance, and IRS audit and review activities. Ms. Betterton has been a member of the Board of Directors for the National Association of Bond Lawyers since 2011; she chaired the 2010 Bond Attorneys Workshop; and she is a former editor-in-chief of Federal Taxation of Municipal Bonds (LexisNexis).
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