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Evolution of Alaska's oil taxes

...revenues tax - it was first called the Petroleum Profits Tax, or PPT, in 2006 - was a fundamental shift in Alaska's oil tax policy. It was proposed by former Gov. Frank Murkowski at the urging of economists in the state Revenue Department who had...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-07-13/evolution-alaskas-oil-taxes
State
My Turn: Stay optimistic, vote no on 1

...Slope. Alaskans should give this new tax policy a chance to prove itself, especially when we all agree that the old oil tax policy was a flop. And if SB 21 doesn't deliver - if the oil industry does not invest as planned - we can readjust our...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-08-07/my-turn-stay-optimistic-vote-no-1
Opinion
My Turn: Alaska Bankers Association: Vote no on one

...further decline. Our Legislature and administration considered and hotly debated the totality of risk and effect of oil tax policy last year and ultimately settled on SB 21, deciding that the best way forward was to focus on the long-term for...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-07-25/my-turn-0
Opinion
My Turn: Alaska must strengthen its conflict of interest policies

...the senator from Soldotna did a few weeks ago, fail in their duty to protect the public interest. Decisions about oil tax policy, megaprojects and education funding take on enhanced importance during tight budgetary times and will alter the quality...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-03-20/my-turn-alaska-must-strengthen-its-co
Opinion
Alaska Chamber details legislative priorities

...five priorities it presented to legislators this year, Rogers said. Opposition to the repeal of Senate Bill 21, oil tax policy changes passed in 2013; comprehensive workers' compensation reform to reduce cost of insurance for employers; Medicaid...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-01-24/alaska-chamber-details-legislative-prio
Local
Alaska in better shape thanks to oil tax reform

...facing economic ruin.While every other oil province has prospered during this era of high oil prices, our failed oil tax policy known as ACES has delivered us billion-dollar deficits. Alaska lost out on the oil boom because our tax policy rendered...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-01-22/alaska-better-shape-thanks-oil-tax-re
Opinion
Vote no on 1

...barrels of production each day ? and continue to prosper.Yet that has been the state's fate under the ill-advised oil tax policy known as ACES. Since ACES passed in 2007, North Slope production has fallen almost 31 percent while production is...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2013-11-28/vote-no-1
Opinion
My Turn: Oil tax cut means state income or sales tax more likely

...taken in the process. Alaska's history is full of examples that should teach us to be hyper-vigilant when setting oil tax policy.Indeed, we as a state once tried a 'lower taxes and hope' approach similar to the one now being advanced by the...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2013-02-07/my-turn-oil-tax-cut-means-state-incom
Opinion
Democrats criticize Gov.'s tax bill

...investment and two drilling rigs to its Alaska North Slope fields over the next five years due to changes in the state's oil tax policy signed into law this month by Gov. Sean Parnell."This accounts for $200 million each year, far less than the...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2013-06-11/democrats-criticize-govs-tax-bill
Local
Elections a year away but rhetoric in full swing

...important to their efforts to take control of the Senate. The proposed referendum seeks to continue the debate on the best oil tax policy for Alaska.Republicans took control of the state Senate after last fall's elections, giving the GOP control of...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-07-31/elections-year-away-rhetoric-full-swing
State

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