The Only Oil-and-Gas State Not Taxing Drilling

If your state is the only oil and gas producer in the nation that doesn’t have a severance tax, there’s going to be a lot of pressure on you to enact one. But given the amount of money involved, it’s easier to talk about creating such a tax than actually imposing it. In Pennsylvania, that talk has blossomed into a fight over more than just money; it now involves lobbying, environmental protection and the next campaign for governor.

http://www.governing.com/topics/transportation-infrastructure/gov-taxing-hydraulic-fracking-oil.html

 

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