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Empire Editorial: PFD shouldn't be guaranteed

...would guarantee residents continue getting their share of oil profits now and long into the future - that we can get behind...purposes.As Alaskans, we like getting our share of oil profits. But we also like not paying a state income tax. In...
My Turn: SB21 myths are 'baloney marinated in oil'

...treatment facilities in Alaska was "unwarranted." Alaska's North Slope was in harvest mode decades before ACES and oil profits were deliberately removed from Alaska. Decline started in 1989 and ACES was enacted in 2007; it's not responsible...
My Turn: SB21 makes Alaskans 'junior partners'

...partnership with oil companies, not the junior partnership SB21 creates. Oil companies that made handsome annual Alaska oil profits under ACES - roughly $2 billion each year - apparently can't afford to tell you this truth.SB21 produces a steep...
My Turn: 'Yes' vote gives Alaska time to get it right

...does not require investment in the state to qualify for tax credits. In effect, SB21 gives control of a share of our oil profits to private companies with the hope they will invest in the state and that will somehow trickle down into our economy.Supporters...
Oil profits are high

In the July 28 Anchorage Daily News, BP saw a 35 percent rise in quarterly profits.
Oil profits tax bringing in $800 million less than expected

The state will be getting $800 million less than expected from the new net-profits tax on the oil industry, according to a Palin administration report.
Big oil profits prompt talk of revised tax structure in state

Oil company profits on Alaska operations are heating up discussions that the state should be getting a bigger share.
Dems tout oil-tax restructure

...filed legislation Monday to allow the state's share of oil profits to rise and fall with the price of oil. The state's...Alaska ranks 36th out of 60 countries for its share in oil profits, Brady said. "When oil prices are higher, the state...
Black Gold: Alaska oil profits high, despite Palin-era taxes

Alaska's big three oil producers and their allies are seeking tax cuts they say will make additional drilling in Alaska more profitable to the companies and could encourage more investment in the state's oil fields.
House passes tax on oil profits of 23.5 percent

The Alaska House on Sunday approved a bill to tax 23.5 percent of oil companies' Alaska profits, a tax rate that would rise even higher when the price of oil hits about $50 per barrel.


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