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House panel advances bill to nix state employee pay raises

...prices. But Gara, D-Anchorage, said the state has other options, and he brought up the topic of the state's oil tax law, which he has argued needs to be revisited. Meanwhile, House and Senate negotiators are working to reconcile differences...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-04-13/house-panel-advances-bill-nix-state-emp
State
My Turn: Blaming oil tax for deficit is wrong

...stable tax policy encourages the oil industry to increase investment. More investment equals more oil.Secondly, the new tax law changed the way tax credits are issued. Now they are tied to production to provide incentives to put more oil in the pipeline...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-01-29/my-turn-blaming-oil-tax-deficit-wrong
Opinion
Walker administration won't revisit SB21

...a while to see if it does what it's supposed to do. I don't think there's any appetite to take on an oil and gas tax law in the near future."Sen. Pete Kelly, R-Fairbanks, said he was happy to hear the commissioner's response."As...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-01-27/walker-administration-wont-revisit-sb21
State | AK legislature
Walker: Unsustainable for tax breaks to exceed oil tax revenue

...governor is not currently proposing any particular change to state law," she said by email. "We need to analyze our tax laws and determine what is working and what is not. Any proposed change will be rooted in solid analysis. We're in the...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-01-09/walker-unsustainable-tax-breaks-exceed-
State | AK legislature
Revenue officials explain tax credit issue flagged by Walker

...in production taxes this year and about $400 million more next year. He referenced the 2013 rewrite of Alaska's oil tax law, saying the overhaul occurred with little consideration given to low prices. Giving away more in tax breaks than the...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-01-28/revenue-officials-explain-tax-credit-is
State
On the topic of pot: Legalization and law

...developing processes for strict compliance with product development, testing, and tracking regulations, complying with tax law, etc., etc. The list really does go on and on."The law as it was passed leaves a lot still to be determined by state...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-12-23/legalization-and-law
Local
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...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-11-26/former-alaska-oil-industry-official-end
State
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...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-09-04/shi-gets-surprise-donation
Local
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...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-08-17/exploring-what-ifs-sb-21-aces
State
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...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-07-15/juneau-questions-sb21-experts
State | SB21

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