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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...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2015-01-28/voices-of-alaska-dont-blame-oil-t
Opinion
Gov: Unsustainable for tax breaks to exceed oil tax revenue

...governor is not currently proposing any particular change to state law," she said by email. "We need to analyze our tax laws and determine what is working and what is not. Any proposed change will be rooted in solid analysis. We're in the...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-01-08/gov-unsustainable-for-tax-breaks-to-
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Senate majority eyes October target for gas line session

...Department commissioner, said the question of what, if any, legislation is required and what changes to oil and gas property tax laws might be required to enable the project to go ahead is complex."Good progress has been made in this matter but discussions...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-02-02/senate-majority-eyes-october-target-
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Revenue officials explain tax credit issue flagged by Walker

...in 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...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-01-26/revenue-officials-explain-tax-credit
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A solution to help those in need

...homeless and support the local farmers in the winter? Yes. Can we do this at no risk to the wealth holder? Yes. The tax laws are in place. Interest profits lost in those few months can be written in as fees on the invoice for processing the donation...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/letters/2014-12-19/a-solution-to-help-those-
Letters
Plenty on the ballot in Tuesday's primary

...plenty of attention. Ballot Measure One is a referendum asking voters to weigh in on the changes to the state's oil tax laws made during the 2013 legislative session, known as SB 21. A yes vote rejects SB 21; a no vote approves the law.Also...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2014-08-16/plenty-on-the-ballot-in-tuesdays-
Opinion
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...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2014-05-12/where-do-the-elite-meet-behind-cl
Opinion
Report: Poor management led to Shell grounding

...rig in the Gulf of Alaska in 2012, the Coast Guard said in a report released Thursday.The report also says Alaska's tax laws influenced the decision to tow the Kulluk to Seattle for maintenance. Royal Dutch Shell PLC believed the drill vessel...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-04-03/report-poor-management-led-to-shell-
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ISER backs Revenue on tax impact

...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 the industry still supports the change, Goldsmith told the RDC...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-05-12/iser-backs-revenue-on-tax-impact
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Rich Lowry: At the IRS, stuff happens

...must routinely break mirrors, open umbrellas indoors and spill salt. They set out to fairly administer the nation's tax laws and through a series of bad breaks ended up applying them lopsidedly against their ideological enemies. They intended...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2014-06-29/rich-lowry-at-the-irs-stuff-happe
Opinion

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