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Some answers on oil taxes

...who was integral in the development of Senate Bill 21, met with the Juneau Empire on June 30 to discuss how the new oil tax system was developed, and how companies have reacted to the new business climate for the oil and gas industry in Alaska...
Juneau Chamber talks commerce

...spent the first portion of her speech talking about a strong business climate in the oil and gas industry under the new oil tax system - referred to by Republican Gov. Sean Parnell's administration as the More Alaska Production Act, but more commonly...
Empire Editorial: Know before you go (vote)

...historical decline in oil production is inevitable. That sentiment may be true, but new data show that Alaska's oil tax system, and the voter referendum this August, may affect that decline.According to a June 9 article published by the Alaska...
Kito weighs in on SB21, 'The Road'

...August, should they repeal SB21? The state's new oil tax system has been labeled a "giveaway" by Democrats while a "sweet spot" where both SB21 and the previous oil tax system are producing the same returns for the state, but that...
State | Local
Analysis: SB21 working as hoped

...researcher reported SB21 is generating growth and positive results for Alaskans, amid claims by some that the new oil tax system has already failed. The report, by economist Scott Goldsmith of the Institute of Social and Economic Research at...
Minority Democrats unveil oil tax plan

JUNEAU - Minority Democrats in the Legislature on Monday unveiled their vision of an oil tax system should voters this summer roll back the tax structure lawmakers approved last year.It's similar to a proposal aimed at increasing...
State | AK legislature
Parnell handles range of questions in online town hall

JUNEAU - Gov. Sean Parnell said repealing the state's oil tax system would "kill" oil production.During an online town hall Wednesday evening, he also said he personally opposes the legalization...
State | AK legislature
Legislature misses initiative hearing timeline

...said he hadn't heard much conversation about the current slate of ballot measures except for the referendum on the oil tax system. Referenda currently don't fall under the 2010 law, though a bill is pending that would add them. Under that bill...
State | AK legislature
Senator proposes oil tax changes he calls fairer

JUNEAU - A Sitka senator proposed adjustments to Alaska's oil tax system Friday that he said are aimed at making it fairer to the state.Republican Sen. Bert Stedman said his bill, SB192, is aimed...
State | AK legislature
Senate rejects pay raises for top state officials

...9 billion last year. It is forecast at $4.5 billion for fiscal year 2015.Wielechowski is a critic of the new oil tax system, major provisions of which took effect Jan. 1. His reference to the surplus is money that had been put into savings...
State | AK legislature


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