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Raising Severance Taxes in Ohio
January 14, 2013 | BizJournal

John Kasich, Governor of Ohio, would like to raise severance taxes on extraction of oil and natural gas from the Utica Shale. This article interviews an oil and gas lobbyist about raising severance taxes to fund a state income tax reduction.


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The Commonwealth of Pennsylvania does not have a severance tax that would collect revenue from oil and natural gas production. Although other taxes are levied on energy companies the state has one of the lowest effective tax rates on drilling in the United States.

Taxing Oil and Gas in Ohio
February 27, 2014 | Columbus BizJournals
The Ohio Legislature is considering new severance taxes on oil and gas produced from horizontal wells in Ohio. Related: Horizontal wells in the Utica Shale of Ohio.


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