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Off with their head (tax)

...Thursday to take away millions in state head tax dollars for 2016. In one of...city received about $5 million from state head tax. CBJ Port Director Carl Uchytil...Ketchikan's is $7 - the actual state head tax for passengers stopping in those...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-04-05/their-head-tax
Local
Empire Editorial: Take head taxes off the chopping block

...feels a bit like marine highway robbery. By putting state head tax dollars in the general fund, the fees generated...encourage lawmakers in the House to fight this usurpation of state head tax dollars, if not for the sake of the communities...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-04-05/empire-editorial-take-head-taxes-chop
Opinion
My Turn: Losing our heads over taxes

...portion of the statewide tax to help fund needed dock and waterfront improvements. According to legislative sources, the state head tax (known as the Commercial Passenger Vessel Excise Tax) has been overspent in past years and needs to be reassessed...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-04-16/my-turn-losing-our-heads-over-taxes
Opinion
Parnell wants cruise ship head tax reduced

JUNEAU - Gov. Sean Parnell has proposed cutting the state head tax on cruise ship passengers from $46 to $34.50...she pays. Passengers are "totally unaware" of the state head tax, he said. While Geldhof appreciates Parnell wanting...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/032110/sta_593516322.shtml
News
City's port plan in strong position

...the city wants to develop in the downtown port, city officials said. Lawmakers on Sunday passed a reduction in the state head tax but wrangling among them in the last days of the session turned out positively for Juneau, which will get $13 per...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/042210/loc_616543673.shtml
News
House resurrects oil, gas tax bill

...defeating it - to change Alaska's system of taxing oil and gas production together. It also passed a bill reducing the state head tax on cruise ship passengers, after extended recesses filled with members trying to sway others to their side, and...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/041910/sta_611926645.shtml
News
No let up for Crimson Bears

...on Thursday, which improved Juneau's record to 10-2 on the season. "What we're doing here is preparing for state," head coach Jim Ayers said. "It's not about who they play but preparation." Senior Will Nicholas gave up just one hit...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/051801/Spo_Baseball.html
Sports
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...on Thursday, which improved Juneau's record to 10-2 on the season. "What we're doing here is preparing for state," head coach Jim Ayers said. "It's not about who they play but preparation." Senior Will Nicholas gave up just one hit...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/051801/Spo_Baseball.shtml
Head tax intended to create new projects, keep waters clean

...causes lost jobs, and lost business and government revenue. My actual intention in writing both the Juneau and the state "head tax" initiatives was not based on any desire to drive out cruise ships. Rather, these voter-passed laws insure...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/052209/let_442793368.shtml
Ballot measure proposes changes for citizen initiatives

...10 petitions, we've only had approximately 50 people who signed the petitions," he said. One petition seeking a state head tax on cruise ship passengers received scant attention in Ketchikan, a busy cruise ship port. "I didn't even hear...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/102704/sta_20041027004.shtml
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