The interest rate at which a tax-exempt bond and a taxable security of similar quality give the investor the same rate of return.
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Equal aftertax returns on different investments. As an example, for an investor in a 25% marginal tax bracket, a corporate bond with a taxable return of 8% has yield equivalence with a tax-free bond returning 6%.
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