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Oil tax comes up short in first year

...expected to result in a payment of about $950 million at the end of March but instead brought in only $813 million, Patrick Galvin, commissioner of the Department of Revenue announced late Tuesday. Debate over the controversial tax dominated last...
Tlingit & Haida sues state over child support

...tribe filed a lawsuit in Juneau Superior Court on Jan. 19 against the state and Department of Revenue Commissioner Patrick Galvin and Director of the Alaska Child Support Services Division John Mallonee. The council wants a declaratory judgment...
State mulls new oil tax administration

...will not complete regulations for it before oil companies have to start paying the tax, said Revenue Commissioner Patrick Galvin. Lawmakers say the details amount to big bucks. "It's huge," said House Minority Leader Beth Kerttula, D-Juneau...
Palin appoints new staff, sets Juneau arrival

...explorers about an Alaska gas line. Joining her will be members of her gas line team. Appointed Friday to that team was Patrick Galvin, who will be Palin's new Commissioner of Revenue. Also appointed were the commissioner of Military and Veterans...
Palin releases draft of oil tax bill

...production." Palin calls her plan Alaska's Clear and Equitable Share, or ACES. Department of Revenue Commissioner Patrick Galvin said Tuesday it was a better bill than last year's Petroleum Profits Tax. "PPT does not protect the state's...
Pipeline plan at odds with constitution?

...they've figured out how to fix the tax rate, and do it constitutionally. The state, said Revenue Commissioner Patrick Galvin, will sign a contract with the gas line developer in which the state commits to hold tax rates steady. To do so...
Special session work likely to be done here

...want to hold any meetings outside Juneau. Web Links Audio recording of Governor Sarah Palin and Revenue Commissioner Patrick Galvin unveiling the new oil and gas tax plan and announcing the location of the Oct 18th special session can be found via...
Palin to convey plans for fall special session

...might be a different tune, but at least we'll be on the same sheet." Last month, Palin and Revenue Commissioner Patrick Galvin announced the Oct. 18th special session, which could last up to 30 days. At the time, Galvin said the new tax...
Even Democrats optimistic about Palin transition

...commissioner who advised Palin's general election opponent, former Gov. Tony Knowles, on natural gas line issues. But Patrick Galvin, Walt Monegan, Marty Rutherford and others picked so far are long on experience. Palin promises to give them clear...
Palin bets her image on gas line

...process of getting Federal Energy Regulatory Commission approval. The match would be "dollar for dollar," said Patrick Galvin, commissioner of the Department of Revenue, and a member of Palin's gas line team. That upfront incentive would...


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