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Voices of Alaska: Unity ticket represents Alaska's interests

...oversaw changes to the state's oil production tax, changes that led to the conviction...administration made changes to the oil production tax to provide a better balance...introduced Senate Bill 21, the oil production tax legislation that hands over...
North Slope crude prices down since July

...2015, which began July 1.However, some good news is that state revenues are better off under the state's new oil production tax, the More Alaska Production Act upheld by voters in the Aug. 19 primary, than they would have been under the previous...
Voices of Alaska: 'Giveaway' sound bite a dangerous distraction

...May, ISER published the report funded by Northrim Bank and written by Dr. Scott Goldsmith entitled, "Alaska's Oil Production Tax: Comparing the Old and the New" which has been placed in the center of the debate to repeal the new oil tax enacted...
Parnell signs budget bills, makes no vetoes

...Alaska relies heavily on oil revenue to fund state government operations and the Legislature last year passed an oil production tax-cut, championed by Parnell, as a way to encourage more investment and production. Critics say it's a giveaway...
ISER backs Revenue on tax impact

...fiscal trends, which have been underway for almost two decades, but his new study comparing Senate Bill 21, the oil production tax regime enacted by the Legislature in 2013, with the tax that preceded it known as ACES, has stirred a tempest in...
Oil taxes debated on Senate floor

...the state would want to do.Giessel said there is new activity on the North Slope under the rewrite of Alaska's oil production tax, which the Legislature passed last year. The state is better protected at lower oil prices under the new law and...
Executives hail project agreement as significant

...would "press for and win significant concessions on oil taxes."The Legislature last year passed a cut in oil production taxes, which the companies spoke in favor of. Parnell said Wednesday that a healthy oil industry is needed to allow...
New laws take effect for 2014

...Several new laws are taking effect in Alaska with the new year, the biggest of which centers on the state's oil production tax.The oil-tax cut pushed by Gov. Sean Parnell and passed by lawmakers in April was the biggest legislative story...
Operators say oil tax change will spur projects

North Slope oil operators are ramping up activities following the Legislature's approval of changes to state oil production tax on April 14.ConocoPhillips said it will put an additional drill rig to work in the Kuparuk River field, which...
Revenue Commissioner: No evidence that tax credits are working

...officials testifying Tuesday before a Senate committee that began working on Gov. Sean Parnell's plan to cut oil production taxes.Parnell has proposed overhauling Alaska's oil tax structure, with the goal of making Alaska more competitive...


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