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Former Alaska oil industry official ends probation

...attempting to influence the political process in Alaska by buying off politicians who were examining rewriting state oil tax laws.Allen was a government witness in a wide-reaching corruption case that led to lawmakers and corporate officials being...
SHI gets surprise donation

...they are looking at how to incentivize through changes to tax laws or credits the return of cultural objects from private...the idea. "I know it's really hard to try to change tax laws, but I think it's still possible we might be able to...
Exploring the 'what ifs' of SB 21, ACES

...results in new production on the North Slope, enough to essentially stop the decline for the next five years, the new tax law would result in more revenue compared with ACES, even at higher price levels. Department of Revenue Commissioner Angela...
Juneau questions SB21 experts

...for smaller independent oil companies hoping to get involved with North Slope oil.Advocating for a reform to the oil tax law that only granted tax credits on investment in Alaska, Gara said repealing SB21 now will give Alaskans a better product...
State | SB21
On Ballot Measure 1, how much does money really matter?

...groups that want people to vote 'No' on the proposed oil tax law repeal. The 'Yes' groups, on the other hand, have...point, the 'Vote No' groups who want to keep the current tax law in place had spent more than $8 million. The 'Yes...
State | SB21
SB21 adds drops, not gusher in first months

...essentially flat from one year to the next, something unseen since 2002.Proponents of SB21, Alaska's reformed oil tax law, are touting FY 2014's oil production as a product of the new tax structure. Opponents say there's no way the new...
Local | SB21
My Turn: Vote 'yes' and history is doomed to repeat

...fair share of taxes. It's always convenient when there's a villain to tag with a tax. Within eight months after the tax law took effect, the largest U.S. yacht manufacturer laid off 1,140 of its 1,400 workers. In the first year of the...
My Turn: Don't let Big Oil buy the election

...choice is to either keep SB 21 or go back to ACES, the tax law that it replaced. The truth is, as Walker and other opponents...Legislature and our next governor back to work to develop an oil tax law that's better for all Alaskans. ? Rich Moniak is a...
Big Oil almost erases decline for FY 2014

...state's official long-term production estimates, published annually in November, were put together before the new tax law took effect and do not reflect the level of response shown by the companies recently.Alaska voters will decide whether...
Palin urges repeal of Alaska's oil tax structure

...reprogramming its systems to fall in line with the new tax law, the major provisions of which took effect Jan. 1. That...spokeswoman for Gov. Sean Parnell, who championed the new tax law and was Palin's lieutenant governor, said Palin is entitled...


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