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The windfall profits tax on crude oil

The windfall profits tax on crude oil

should it be repealed?

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Published by Congressional Research Service, Library of Congress in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Excess profits tax -- United States,
  • Petroleum -- Taxation -- United States

  • Edition Notes

    StatementSalvatore Lazzari
    SeriesReport (Library of Congress. Congressional Research Service) -- no. 86-908 E, Major studies and issue briefs of the Congressional Research Service -- 1986-87, reel 11, fr. 000175
    ContributionsLibrary of Congress. Congressional Research Service
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Paginationiii, 12 p.
    Number of Pages12
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15455374M

    oil,certainheavyoil,andincrementaltertiaryoil. For each tier, thetaxablewindfall profit is the difference between the sellingprice ofthe oil and the sum of the adjustedbase price and. Debate over natural gas pricing has included the consideration of a windfall profit tax, with the oil windfall profit tax as a possible guide to what might be levied on natural gas at the wellhead. This report reviews the issues surrounding the enactment of the crude oil windfall profit tax, spells out its provisions, and provides data on the revenues collected and by: 1.

    Many in our nation's capital are discussing the possibility of re-instituting a windfall-profits tax on oil companies as a way to punish "Big Oil" for what is deemed to be excessive profits. Controversy over the windfall profit tax has persisted after its passage as part of the Crude Oil Windfall Profit Tax Act of , and subsequent mod- ifications. There is still some strong objection, especially within the oil industry, to the tax as a whole and to many of its details. - 1/ Debate over.

    Jerry Blankenship & David L. Weimer, "The Double Inefficiency of the Windfall Profits Tax on Crude Oil," The Energy Journal, International Association for Energy Economics, vol. 0(Special I). Handle: RePEc:aen:journlsi-a The Crude Oil Windfall Profit Tax Act, was signed into law in in response to sharp oil price increases during the s, as an attempt to contain oil industry profits resulting from a temporary but significant increase in global oil prices.


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The windfall profits tax on crude oil Download PDF EPUB FB2

Summary. In Aprilthe federal government en acted the crude oil windfall profit tax on the U.S. oil industry. The main purpose of the tax was to recoup for the federal government much of the revenue that woul d The windfall profits tax on crude oil book otherwise gone to the oil industry as a result of the decontrol of oil prices.

Get this from a library. Readings in the crude oil windfall profit tax. [D Larry Crumbley; Craig E Reese;] -- When Congress enacted the Crude Oil Windfall Profit Tax Act ofonly a few sophisticated tax professionals were cognizant of the technical problems that would ensue in implementing the windfall.

Crude Oil Windfall Profit Tax, By Edward Chung* The Crude Oil Windfall Profit Tax Act of imposed a Federal excise tax on domestic crudp oil extracted on or after March 1, The tax was enacted in response to the planned Phaseout of qovernment price controls on domes-tic crude oil.

The Act was intended to tax a. The Crude Oil Windfall Profit Tax Act of imposed a Federal excise tax on domestic crude oil extracted on or after March 1, Tables 1 through 3 provide summary data for. The Crude Oil Windfall Profit Tax Act of contains a target revenue amount - $ billion - to be collected over approximately a year period.

The basic determinant of the windfall profit tax rate is property, a concept which the act incorporates by reference to Department of Energy regulations. Download The Windfall Profit Tax on Crude Oil: Overview of the Issues With gas prices on the rise, members of Congress have renewed calls for a “windfall profit” tax on U.S.

oil companies. However, previous Tax Foundation research cautions against these taxes, illustrating that they are both economically harmful and a poor revenue source. “America’s. The "windfall profits" tax-which is not based on profits, but is an excise tax on a portion of domestic crude oil revenues2-is tied to the removal of existing price controls on domestic crude Size: 1MB.

The Crude Oil Windfall Profit Tax of the s: Implications for Current Energy Policy Summary In Aprilthe federal government enacted the crude oil windfall profit tax on the U.S. oil industry. The main purpose of the tax was to recoup for the federal government much of the revenue that would have otherwise gone to the oil industry as a result of the decontrol of oil prices.

Back inthen-President Carter signed into law the Crude Oil Windfall Profits Tax Act, which imposed a 70% excise tax on the amount of an oil sale price exceeding $ per barrel ($ in Author: Josh Barro.

Apr 2, H.R. (96th). A bill to impose a windfall profit tax on domestic crude oil, and for other purposes. Ina database of bills in the U.S. Congress. H.R. 44 ( th): A bill to repeal the windfall profit tax on domestic crude oil.

Call or Write Congress React to this bill with an emoji Save your opinion on this bill on a six-point scale from strongly oppose. Crude Oil Windfall Profit Tax Act of - =Title I: Windfall Profit Tax on Domestic Crude Oil= - Amends the Internal Revenue Code to impose upon domestic oil producers an excise tax on the windfall profit from taxable crude oil produced during each taxable period (March and each calendar quarter thereafter).

A tax on profits would do more harm than good—a lesson we learned a quarter-century ago. InPresident Carter signed into law the Crude Oil Windfall Profit Tax Act, which established excise taxes as high as 70 percent on the difference between the market-determined price of oil and a.

"The windfall profits tax has nothing to do, in fact, with profits," observed The Washington Post in "It is an excise tax -- that is, a tax on each barrel of oil produced." In Congress enacted the WPT when it ended oil price controls. ] WINDFALL PROFIT TAX II.

IMPOSITION OF THE TAX Section of the Act imposes an excise tax on the taxable crude oil that is removed from a producer's premises9 after Febru­ ary '29, ° A producer is "the holder of the economic interest.

The Crude Oil Windfall Profit Tax Act (P.L. ) was enacted in as part of a compromise between the Carter Administration and the Congress over the decontrol of crude oil prices. The structure of the WPT was based on the structure of the oil price control program.

WASHINGTON, May 8 — President Carter's proposed tax on •'windfall” profits of oil companies goes before Congress tomorrow, and it is likely. The book consists of four edited and augmented Congressional Research Service (CRS) reports from toon the crude oil windfall profit tax of the s and implications for current energy policy; oil industry financial performance and the windfall profits tax; current status and analysis of gas tax subsidies; and the use of profit by the five major oil companies.

In Junethe House of Representatives passed a windfall profits tax on the increased revenues U.S. oil producers will receive as a result of the decontrol of domestic oil prices and rising world prices. Crude oil windfall profit tax act of (H.R.

) Responsibility: prepared by the staffs of the Joint Committee on Taxation and the Committee on Ways and Means.

In this paper a framework is developed to examine the effects of the Crude Oil Windfall Profit Tax Act of on domestic production of crude oil that specifically takes into account both the pre-existing system of price controls the Act replaced and the temporary nature of the tax.Oil Industry Financial Performance and the Windfall Profits Tax Introduction Over the past 10 years, the price of crude oil has been increasing, volatile, and has recently attained record high levels.

The results of those price increases, which led to high gasoline prices, Cited by: 2.Resources and Energy 9 () North-Holland THE CRUDE OIL WINDFALL PROFIT TAX ACT OF An Economic Analysis of its Effect on Domestic Crude Oil Production Michael S. KNOLL* Debevoise & Plimpton, New York, NYUSA Received November In this paper a framework is developed to examine the effects of the Crude Oil Windfall Profit Tax Act of on domestic production of crude Cited by: 4.