Taxes in Alaska

Each state’s tax code is a multifaceted system with many moving parts, and Alaska is no exception. The first step towards understanding Alaska’s tax code is knowing the basics.

How does Alaska rank?  Below, we have highlighted a number of tax rates, ranks, and measures detailing Alaska’s income tax, business tax, sales tax, and property tax systems. Click the tabs below to explore!

Top Individual Income Tax Rate

Does Not Have an Individual Income Tax

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State and Local Individual Income Tax Collections per Capita

$0

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State and Local Tax Burden

6.5%

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Tax Freedom Day

April 10

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Top Corporate Income Tax Rate

9.4%

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State Business Tax Climate Index Ranking

3

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State Sales Tax Rate

Does Not Have a State Sales Tax

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Average Local Sales Tax Rate

1.76%

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State Gasoline Tax Rate (cents per gallon)

12.3¢

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State Cigarette Tax Rate (dollars per 20-pack)

$2.00

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Property Taxes Paid as a Percentage of Owner-Occupied Housing Value

1.02%

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State and Local Property Tax Collections Per Capita

$2001


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