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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...
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...
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...
Alaska group to evaluate how to advance tax debate

JUNEAU - Supporters of changes to Alaska's oil production tax structure have called for a meeting to discuss how best to advance the debate after another legislative defeat. Marc Langland...
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...
Senate District O - Q and A

...of Alaska. A lease system awards the right to extract to companies successful in a bid process. Since ACES, the oil production tax system currently in place, interest in Alaska has lost significant ground to areas such as North Dakota, which...
Open for biz?

...tell them we're working on it," Sullivan said. Gov. Sean Parnell has proposed adjustments to the state's oil production tax, which is among the highest in the world, but the proposals bogged down in the Legislature in 2011 and 2012 sessions...
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...
Oil industry boosts Alaska spending

...profit from rising oil prices. The state's official oil production tax estimate for the current fiscal year is now $ it would have otherwise, however. Alaska's oil production tax, from which it gets the bulk of its oil industry...
State talks oil labor

...boost Alaska hire. The Senate's Labor & Commerce Committee is holding hearings on Gov. Sean Parnell's proposed oil production tax reductions. Parnell said that would boost Alaskan employment, but the committee is looking into what chair Sen...


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