territory bond

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Territory Bond

A bond issued by a non-state territory of the United States, such as Puerto Rico or Guam. Territory bonds are exempt from all federal, state, and local taxes. This gives a territory bond preferential treatment to a state or municipal bond, which is generally only exempt from state and local taxes in the state and locality in which it is issued.

territory bond

A bond issued by a U.S. territory such as Guam, Puerto Rico, and the Virgin Islands. Interest from territory bonds is generally exempt from taxation by federal, state, and local authorities anywhere in the U.S.