MSC Video Tells the Truth About Marcellus Industry & Taxes

Somehow Pennyslvania’s Democrats (and anti-drillers) have been successful in planting the mind virus that the Marcellus drilling industry “isn’t paying it’s fair share” and needs to be taxed even more than it’s already taxed. MDN has pointed out the fallacy of this lie numerous times. The facts are: PA has a corporate income tax and also has an “impact fee” (a tax in our book) that taxes drillers in PA at rates comparable or higher than states like Texas that do have a so-called severance tax. In fact, over the past three years PA drillers have paid out $630 million in impact fees that have benefited all Pennsylvanians. That’s the point the Marcellus Shale Coalition (MSC) makes with a short video just out…

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