Legislature passes cruise ship head tax cut

By April 19, 2010Uncategorized

Alaska lawmakers voted Sunday to substantially reduce the fee paid by cruise ship passengers. The bill they passed is expected to meet terms of an agreement that will end a lawsuit brought by the cruise industry.

The changes do not take effect until after this summer’s cruise season ends. The governor and one of the tax’s authors called the bill a reasonable compromise.Related Link: Find out more of the bill’s history.

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