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My Turn: Open discussion needed on oil taxation

...our savings.Some say changing tax credits to small explorers is the full answer. They're wrong. We need an oil production tax that earns Alaskans enough - a fair share - that we both get fair revenue to help fund public safety, education...
Majority Democratic senators unhappy about oil tax reform bill

...proposal to reform Alaska's oil production tax structure.Democratic Sens...the progressive element in the oil production tax structure, leaving a base production...level of progressivity in the oil production tax should be reduced but not eliminated...
Parnell: Focus on progressivity 'takes things out of context'

...progressivity from Alaska's oil production tax structure - attention to a detail...structure such as ACES, the current oil production tax regime, generates more revenue...B. 21 would leave the base oil production tax rate of 25 percent in place...
My Turn: Smaller PFD check is a nudge in the right direction

...costs.As Alaskans were struggling with unexpectedly high energy bills, high oil prices combined with the ACES oil production tax generated record revenues for the state. Six months later, the price had fallen to $40 per barrel before climbing...
My Turn: Where will Alaska and the US be in 30 years?

...needs to diversify its revenue base at the earliest as almost 90 percent of its general fund revenues come from oil (production tax, petroleum property tax, corporate income tax, royalties from state-owned lands), and as over 50 percent...
Slope construction season still strong amid price plunge

...still riding with the momentum from a surge of new activity following the Legislature's approval of a revamped oil production tax in 2013.Work continuing this winter includes the $4 billion Point Thomson gas and condensate project east of Prudhoe...
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State faces $3.5B deficit amid lower oil prices

...1.2 billion the following year.One of the biggest political debates in recent years was over the state's oil production tax. The tax was overhauled in 2013, a change that critics said amounted to a giveaway to oil companies.But Burnett...
My Turn: The hard truth about our oil revenue

...and their neighbors fought for statehood so Alaskans could control our resources. I think we can all agree that an oil production tax that nets negative returns to the state does not meet Alaska's constitutional mandate to develop our resources...
Legislators want special session

...Last year a bitterly divided Alaska Legislature fought through several regular and special sessions to create a new oil production tax plan and develop a natural gas pipeline. Sound off on the important issues at Since then, 15 percent of the House...
Native corps join to oppose SB21 repeal

...August primary election ballot. The ballot measure would repeal Senate Bill 21, a bill restructuring the state oil production tax passed by legislators in 2013."We are a coalition of local Alaska companies with our eye on the future as Alaskans...


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