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My Turn: Real leaders aren't scared to talk taxes

...perspective, oil company executives aren't at all unique. No one likes taxes, especially Alaskans. According to the Tax Foundation, we've got the lowest state and local tax burden in the entire country. In reaching that conclusion, they didn't...
Digging up some facts on gas taxes

...price at the pump. Sound off on the important issues at According to Jonathan Williams, a staff economist at the Tax Foundation and a recognized expert on the subject of taxes, the federal government had an 18.4 cent per gallon tax in all...
Alaskans receive among highest federal paybacks

...1992 - the largest increase among all states, the Tax Foundation said in its annual analysis of federal tax burdens...even when adjusted to inflation, according to the Tax Foundation. The national average was $6,326 in 2002 for every...
Renters' contribution to property taxes are minuscule

...much weight as property owners," June 21) that I had considered renters' indirect contribution to the property tax foundation. But because it's nebulous, it's much harder to identify. Sound off on the important issues at Some may have...
Alaska editorial: Alaskans have it good with taxes, dividends

...of the country. Only two states will mark what the Tax Foundation, a nonpartisan tax research group based in Washington...30, two days later than in 2006. According to the Tax Foundation, that means Americans will work four months of the...
Alaska faces stiff competition to incentivize film industry

...production, he said. "That would be the attraction," Haggerty said.Joseph Henchman, vice president with the Tax Foundation, said Louisiana was able to subsidize film production until local businesses began building filming infrastructure...
State receives high business climate ranking

A new report from the Tax Foundation ranks Alaska as having the second-best business-friendly...sector gross national product.He noted other tables in the Tax Foundation's report, like how Alaska's FY 2009 state and local tax burden...
Alaska has lowest combined tax rate in nation

...lowest combined state and average local sales tax rate in the nation, according to an annual report published by the Tax Foundation, a nonprofit think tank based in Washington D.C. Alaska, which has a combined tax rate of 1.69 percent, is...
Palin's book goes rogue on some facts

...subsidies, receiving much more assistance from Washington than it pays in federal taxes. A study for the nonpartisan Tax Foundation found that in 2005, the state received $1.84 for every dollar it sent to Washington. --- PALIN: Says she tried...
Alaska's tax burden burdens, according to the Tax Foundation, a non-profit research outfit...trends since 1937. Each year the Tax Foundation crunches the available data on...Fairbanks. One last point: The Tax Foundation's approach doesn't take into...


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