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Alaska Day session won't increase costs, official says

...The Alaska Legislature will begin work today on Gov. Sarah Palin's new oil tax bill, the Alaska's Clear and Equitable Share Act, on the anniversary of the state's birth. Sound off on the important issues at "Gov. Palin chose to begin...
Parnell, Berkowitz debate Alaska taxes, resources

...Tuesday. "He did support the biggest tax increase in history, that's ACES" - the 2007 Alaska's Clear and Equitable Share act - "and he has supported the largest state budgets that we've seen over the last 40 years," Berkowitz said...
Parnell demands senators pass oil tax bill

...of oil production) in the last four or so years," he said.Alaska's oil tax law, the Alaska's Clear and Equitable Share Act, or ACES, was adopted about four years ago, leading the governor to suggest a cause-and-effect from that...
Chamber lobbied on oil tax

...considering a new proposal by Republican Gov. Sarah Palin to raise oil taxes. With a plan called Alaska's Clear and Equitable Share Act, the governor wants to raise the tax on net profits from 22.5 to 25 percent. The oil industry is paying almost...
State's largest producer makes pitch for tax bill

...particularly troubling to the company when it makes investment decisions is the "progressivity" in Alaska's Clear and Equitable Share Act oil tax regime. ACES' progressivity means tax rates go up when profits rise, and that makes the state less likely...
Dems fire back at oil industry ads

...with other Democrats Tuesday. Kerttula allied with former Gov. Sarah Palin in 2007 to pass Alaska's Clear and Equitable Share Act over the objections of many Republican leaders in the Legislature. That tax increase passed with most Democrats...
Berkowitz challenges Parnell on oil and gas policies

...House, told chamber members. Berkowitz criticized both the state's oil tax system, the Alaska's Clear and Equitable Share Act, proposed by Parnell and former Gov. Sarah Palin, and passed with a bi-partisan legislative coalition that...
Oil tax debate gets some specifics

...Senate Bill 192, would bring the state $5.332 billion. Under the current tax regime, Alaska's Clear and Equitable Share Act, or ACES, production tax revenues would be $6.073 billion next year.The actual production tax revenue to...
Berkowitz changes direction on oil industry

...It's never going to yield a gas pipeline," Berkowitz said. And the state's oil tax plan, Alaska's Clear and Equitable Share act, he said, has resulted in declining flows through the trans-Alaska pipeline. Berkowitz said he'd propose...
Treadwell promises aggressive oil, gas support

...Treadwell said he hopes to find a middle ground as well on the oil tax revisions known as Alaska's Clear and Equitable Share Act, one of the main achievements of the Palin Administration. Treadwell said he wants to reduce the tax, but not...


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