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District O candidates square off

...direction. Both were asked how they would vote on Ballot Measure 1, the referendum to repeal Senate Bill 21, the oil and gas production tax. Micciche said to stay competitive with other oil and gas producing states something had to be done and Alaska's...
State releases revenue forecast

JUNEAU - The state is expecting nearly $2 billion less in oil and gas production taxes this year, which Revenue officials say has more to do with lower-than-expected oil prices and declining production than with...
ISER backs Revenue on tax impact

...on the university's Institute of Social and Economic Research website, as Web Note No. 17, "Alaska's Oil and Gas Production Tax: Comparing the Old and the New."While the new tax law might impose higher taxes on companies in some years...
"Closer Look" at the More Alaska Production Act

...with opinions and arguments on just what the More Alaska Production Act, as SB 21 has become known which is the oil and gas production tax passed by the legislature and signed into law by Governor Parnell, will or won't accomplish. A petition to...
Legislators wrestle with complexity of oil taxes

JUNEAU - Legislators in Juneau are moving toward key decisions on changing the state's oil and gas production taxes, the top priority for the 2013 legislative session aside from the budget.At this point the Senate version of the bill is in...
Analysis: 2013 a pivotal year for oil and gas

...and declining, North Slope oil fields, the Legislature will consider once again a reform of the state's oil and gas production tax. Gov. Sean Parnell argues the tax is too high compared with other producing regions and is impeding the industry...
Seaton, Diament debate the issues

...first question asked the candidates if they were comfortable with ACES, Alaska's Clear and Equitable Share oil and gas production tax, or would they support change to a system based more on investment or production.Believing ACES to be "a...
Energy issues to dominate 2010 legislative session

...controversial proposals that they voted for, like Palin's Alaska Gasline Inducement Act and her changes to the oil and gas production tax, may affect the outcomes of the open seasons. Other energy issues are high on the Legislature's priority...
Oil, gas tax will boost revenues

Alaska legislators have approved increases in state oil and gas production taxes, a move expected to boost state revenues by an additional $1.63 billion this year. Alaska's state Senate passed the bill...
Democrats say oil tax is not curtailing investments

The gloves are coming off in a looming legislative fight over changes to Alaska's oil and gas production taxes. Democrats in the state House sharply criticized a series of advertisements calling for modifications of the tax sponsored by...


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