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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...
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...
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...
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...there will be no jobs if SB21 is repealed.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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
Feds: No more false starts on Alaska gas pipeline the way the bill proposes.Sen. Hollis French, D-Anchorage, asked whether the bill, which references the oil tax law, will have any impact on the oil tax referendum later this year. A Department of Law attorney said she was not prepared...
Oil taxes debated on Senate floor

...never capture windfall profits when oil taxes spike as the state did under the old system, he said.A referendum on the tax law is scheduled for the August primary ballot. French said Alaskans can go to the polls and vote to fix the tax, allowing...


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