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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...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-04-16/my-turn-losing-our-heads-over-taxes
Opinion
Off with their head (tax)

...in 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...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-04-05/their-head-tax
Local
Empire Editorial: Take head taxes off the chopping block

...cruise 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...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-04-05/empire-editorial-take-head-taxes-chop
Opinion
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 rebates...tax in the future. Under the measure, up to $10 in local head taxes would be eligible for a state credit. "It makes...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/042607/sta_20070426020.shtml
News
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...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/101106/nei_20061011005.shtml
Neighbors
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...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/051007/sta_20070510019.shtml
News
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...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/033110/reg_598534665.shtml
Regional News
Senators propose own head tax bill

...proposal to reduce the state's head tax on cruise ship passengers from $46 to $34.50, and allow deeper offsets for local head taxes for ships stopping in Juneau and Ketchikan. But it makes no mention of the tax credits Parnell requested for corporations...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/040210/sta_599507604.shtml
News
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...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/072701/opE_TurnTourist.shtml
Opinion
Community briefs

...services 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...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/051999/Com_cbriefs.html
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