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Juneau questions SB21 experts

...35 percent after listing a series of exceptions to that rule, but Gara points to an oft-cited report from May by Scott Goldsmith that includes a chart that indicates the "effective tax rates" only hit 35 percent when oil approaches the $160...
Alaska Editorial: What's the revenue on a barrel of nothing?

...people have also begun to shift their tune about the "$2 billion giveaway" since University of Alaska economist Scott Goldsmith released a report that showed ACES and SB 21 bring in roughly the same revenue for the current fiscal year and Alaska...
My Turn: $2B 'giveaway' sound bite is dangerous distraction

...Social and Economic Research (ISER). In May, ISER published the report funded by Northrim Bank and written by Dr. Scott Goldsmith entitled, "Alaska's Oil Production Tax: Comparing the Old and the New," which has been placed in the center...
My Turn: Facts and rhetoric on oil tax reform earn reasonable tax breaks. Letting them spend Alaska tax breaks Outside is one reason for this decline.And Scott Goldsmith's report? It concedes SB21 would have reduced Alaska revenue by over $1 billion per year. If it were in place at...
My Turn: Economic research shows Alaska is better off under new oil tax

...almost four decades, Alaska's business community - including those of us at Northrim Bank - have relied on economist Scott Goldsmith for his expertise and analysis of the health of the state's economy. Scott is now professor emeritus at the University...
Analysis: SB21 working as hoped

...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 UAA, attributes only 4 percent of the state's decline in revenue...
My Turn: Promises, promises

...Concerning SB21, the oil industry is the beneficiary and who pays is the owner state.Promoters of SB21 will hype Dr. Scott Goldsmith's analysis because it shows only a 4 percent loss in oil revenues due to SB21. There are two points to be made...
My Turn: Real facts on oil tax reform

...Everyone is entitled to his own opinion but not to his own facts." Thanks to the economic research and analysis by Dr. Scott Goldsmith, Professor Emeritus Economics UAA, we can now look at real facts in the ongoing debate of whether Alaskans should...
My Turn: Separation of Oil and State

...crisis.We are burning through our savings at the rate of $7 million per day, according to noted economist Professor Scott Goldsmith. That's over $2 billion a year with no plan to halt the free fall.Yet, state spending is astonishingly out of...
State spending rekindles an old debate

...inflation and population growth but would keep the state from draining savings and preclude the need for taxes.Economist Scott Goldsmith and oil and gas consultant Brad Keithley argued for the proposition.Andrew Halcro, chamber president and former...


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