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My Turn: Losing our heads over taxes

...statewide cruise ship head tax proceeds, CBJ Assemblyman Jesse Kiehl suggested Juneau could increase its own separate local head taxes above the existing $8. Currently, tourism communities like Juneau also share a portion of the statewide tax...
Empire Editorial: Take head taxes off the chopping block ship docks are possible because of the state and local head tax. The same goes for the Juneau Seawalk. And let's...same will happen again if towns institute or increase local head taxes to make up the difference. If that happens, the...
Off with their head (tax) head tax from the state - the local head tax of $8 would likely need to be...person, or $13 including state and local head taxes.The 20-year waterfront...About $1.5 million from the local head tax is typically placed in the city's...
View from a resident turned cruise tourist

...If there are better places to go, for example, the local head tax may indeed scare cruise companies away to other unique...state-enacted regional head tax should be imposed and the local head tax repealed. Juneau will ultimately benefit from a...
Neighbors Digest

Local Head Start participates in USDA child, adult food program Sound off on the important issues at Tlingit and Haida Head Start announces...
Cruise ship rebate goes back to Senate Judiciary Committee

...a bill designed to credit cruise ship passengers for local head taxes. Sound off on the important issues at The measure...cap a voter-approved $50 passenger head tax so that local head taxes - like Juneau's $8 a head tax or Ketchikan's...
Cruise ship tax bill could cut $10 million from state revenue

A bill crafted to credit cruise ship passengers for local head taxes could subtract at least $10 million in in the future. Under the measure, up to $10 in local head taxes would be eligible for a state credit. "It makes...
Community briefs are available in some communities for infants and toddlers. Contact Head Start at 1-800-344-1432 or the local Head Start before May 23 for more information. Adult education center to hold graduation The Juneau Adult Education Center...
Senators propose own head tax bill

...week by Gov. Sean Parnell. It rolls back the tax from $46 a passenger to $34.50, and allows deeper offsets for local head taxes for ships stopping in Juneau and Ketchikan. Absent, though, are the tax credits Parnell sought for certain corporations...
Regional News
Glacier 10K, mile races draw 131

...result, there are currently no personal activity fees associated with joining the JDHS track and field team. Many locals head to the starting line each year to support the track and field team, but many others just show up for the sake of the...


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