Tag: Intangible Drilling Costs

  • Energy Tax Facts
  • 22 Sep 14

Tyler Morning Telegraph: Alex Mills of the Texas Alliance of Energy Producers Discussed Energy Tax Reform

The federal tax code is voluminous and complicated. Just about everyone who has filed a federal income tax return knows how complicated it can be. However, attempts to simplify and shorten the tax code have failed time and time again, because the tax laws and regulations have been used over and over again to encourage […]

  • Energy Tax Facts
  • 12 Jun 14

Washington Times (Op-Ed): Unfair efforts to punish the oil industry with taxes

The small and independent energy companies that have driven welcome developments such as the shale-gas boom in North Dakota, Pennsylvania, Ohio, Arkansas and elsewhere could be hit hard, too. Various proposals to alter percentage depletion and intangible drilling cost write-offs, tax-law sections that have equivalents in many other industries, are of special concern to them.

  • Energy Tax Facts
  • 18 Jun 13

Rep. Boustany: IDCs Absolutely Necessary for Independent Producers to Thrive

By Congressman Charles W. Boustany, Jr. (LA-03)  In today’s age of thirty-second sound bites and fiery rhetoric, the oil and gas industry continues to come under heavy attack. Critics cite “subsidies” and “loopholes” as means by which the industry avoids “paying its fair share.” However, that’s simply not reality. An industry that delivers over $86 […]