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Both sides should be watching for effects of oil tax change

...rejecting a referendum to repeal the oil tax law passed by the Legislature in 2013...government.Just as opponents of the new tax law barely waited for the ink to dry on...and to take action should the new tax law not live up to expectations.Our...
Give SB 21 a chance to work

...there will be no jobs if SB21 is repealed. The new oil tax law is working and I would like to see it continue to work...and would encourage Alaskans to do the same. If the new tax law doesn't bring Alaska more production, we can go back...
Voices of Alaska: Don't blame oil tax reform for budget deficit

...that means Alaska is in much better shape with the new tax law because today's more predictable and stable tax policy...More investment equals more oil.Secondly, the new tax law changed the way tax credits are issued. Now they are tied...
Revenue officials explain tax credit issue flagged by Walker production taxes this year and about $400 million more next year. He referenced the 2013 rewrite of Alaska's oil tax law, saying the overhaul occurred with little consideration given to low prices. Giving away more in tax breaks than the...
State finalizes new oil tax regulations

...qualifies for special tax breaks under Alaska's new oil tax law.The law championed by Gov. Sean Parnell and passed by...will get to vote next summer on whether to repeal the oil tax law in a referendum. Kerttula, a critic of the new law...
State: Don't blame revenue drop on SB 21

The oil tax law touted as guaranteeing Alaska a bigger slice of the profits pie when oil prices rise may well have boomeranged.A "progressivity...
Seaton: Vote yes on Ballot Measure 1

...does not create a new tax or prevent acceptable oil tax reform.People have asked - What is unfair to Alaskans in the new tax law? If you are an oil company with leases on the North Slope the bill guarantees that if you have a "net operating loss...
Where do the elite meet? Behind closed doors

...Legislative Exchange Council, or ALEC. The group's task forces met to write recommended bills on topics from education and tax law to environmental regulation, labor law and criminal justice that ALEC's legislative members will sponsor in their statehouses...
ISER backs Revenue on tax impact, 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 the industry still supports the change, Goldsmith told the RDC...
Primary a year away, but campaign rhetoric heating up remove names from petitions to put Alaska's new oil tax law up for a public vote. An assistant attorney general called...measure has yet to be certified. Supporters of the oil tax law, including Gov. Sean Parnell, in recent weeks have taken...


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