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Alaska oil industry defends tax credit program

...ANCHORAGE - Alaska's oil industry trade group has launched an advertising campaign in an effort to defend the state's oil and gas tax credit program amid criticism from state leaders.The Alaska Oil and Gas Association's campaign, which debuted...
Pitney: Cuts only one piece of budget picture essential that revenue discussions include the prudent use of Permanent Fund earnings."Legislation to address oil and gas tax credits is expected during the next session, Pitney said.Pitney said agency spending is only one piece that needs...
Fiscal forum invites Juneau to have its say on budget

...gas and fiscal issues.? Gregg Erickson is an economist with a deep involvement with the Alaska Permanent Fund and oil and gas tax issues.? Brad Keithley is president of Keithley Consulting, LLC, focusing on oil, gas and fiscal policy matters...
My Turn: Why I vetoed $200 million in oil tax credits

July marks the beginning of fiscal year 2016; a chance for a new beginning and a fresh start for addressing Alaska's economic future. On June 29, I signed into law the budget bills passed by the legislature.
Residents rank 3 state services as low priority

...for people to consider, including income taxes, sales taxes, using the Permanent Fund as an endowment, reviewing oil and gas taxes and considering a state lottery.Cuts and fiscal restraint will be critical, but cutting down to a sustainable budget...
Alaska Editorial: Time for Alaskans to engage in budget process

...continuing with government budgetary restraints, initiating "taxes impacting individual Alaskans," altering oil and gas taxes and credits, and "strategic" use of state assets. In response to a question, Hoffbeck told the chamber audience...
Alaska Editorial: Walker pulls the rug from under explorers

...warning.And some folks - like the governor - wonder why the major Slope producers are making fiscal certainty on oil and gas taxes the keystone of any decision to proceed with the Alaska LNG Project.
Linc Energy in Cook Inlet fined over information required by regulators

...Highway.The company's annual reports say the exploration effort has received tens of millions of dollars in state oil and gas tax credits, including $53 million last year.The commission regulates drilling that might result in the release of...
Walker uses veto ax on oil tax credits

JUNEAU - Gov. Bill Walker is limiting the amount available to pay for oil and gas tax credits this fiscal year, saying Wednesday that no sector of the state would be untouched by Alaska's current budget situation...
My Turn: The view from the Democratic side of the House

...billion of that. Importantly, we propose the extra money would be "paid for" by: (1) Postponing portions of oil and gas tax credits; (2) Reappropriating U-MED Road monies; (3) Slowing or defunding megaprojects; (4) Not occupying...


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