Doing Business in Alaska

General Resources

Alaska Association of Municipal Clerks Directory

Alaska Prospector - A list of community demographics and available commercial properties in communities across Alaska

Establishing a Business in Alaska - A detailed how-to guide for starting an Alaskan business

How to do business with the State of Alaska - PDF download from the State of Alaska Department of Administration, Division of General Services that outlines how to do business with the State.

State of Alaska

Alaska Division of Corporations, Business and Professional Licensing 

Office of the State Assessor -- The State of Alaska Assessors Office publishes Alaska Taxable, a document that provides business and residential tax rates for all areas of Alaska

Small Business Assistance Center -- Small Business Assistance Center provides many useful tools for business in Alaska. It has information on loans by region, guides for starting a business by topic, and tax information.

Aleutians East Borough

Aleutians East Borough Municipal Code -- Aleutians East Borough municipal codes including, zoning, land use, and planning

Aleutians East Borough Staff -- Contact information for Aleutians East Borough Clerks offices, and other governmental bodies

Bristol Bay Borough

Bristol Bay Borough -- The main webpage for the Bristol Bay Borough contains indirect contact information for governmental offices

City & Borough of Juneau

Juneau Permit Center -- The City Borough of Juneau’s permit center provides extensive information about both business and residential permits for the region.

Staff Directory -- The Staff Directory for the City Borough of Juneau contains phone numbers for local governmental offices as well as numbers for business assistance hotlines.

City & Borough of Sitka

Clerk's Homepage -- Provides contact information for the office of the Clerk for the City Borough of Sitka

Taxes -- Contains the contact information for the Sales Tax Clerk as well as pertinent forms for the City Borough of Sitka

City & Borough of Yakutat

Sales Tax and Business Licenses

City of Homer

Doing Business in Homer -- A website dedicated to business in Homer

Economic Development in Homer

Denali Borough

Borough Clerk -- Denali Borough Clerks Office contact information

Tax Forms -- Required tax forms for the Denali Borough

Fairbanks North Star Borough

Fairbanks North Star Borough Code -- The Fairbanks North Star Borough Code of Ordinance provides in depth information on business licensing, zoning, land use, and operating in the region

Haines Borough

Forms & Publications -- Forms and publications for business and residential purposes. Includes permits, applications and information on zoning and land use

Haines Borough Office of the Clerk -- Haines Borough Clerks Office contact information

Kenai Peninsula Borough

Clerk's Office -- Contact information for Kenai Peninsula Borough Clerks Office

Sales Tax Division -- Tax forms and Rate tables for the Kenai Peninsula Borough organized by city

Ketchikan Gateway Borough

Clerk's Office -- Contact information for Ketchikan Gateway Borough Clerks Office

Finance Department -- Finance Department provides essential contact information and sales tax forms for Ketchikan Gateway Borough

Information for New Merchants -- New Merchant information gives an overview of doing business in Ketchikan Gateway Borough

Kodiak Island Borough

Clerk's Office -- Kodiak Island Borough, contact information for the Clerks Office

Document Center -- Provides in depth information about doing business in the region, including zoning, business permits, and land use

Lake & Peninsula Borough

Clerk's Office -- Email contact information for Lake and Peninsula Borough Clerks Office

Matanuska-Susitna Borough

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Borough Clerk -- Contact information for the Matanuska-Susitna Borough Clerks Office

Forms -- Matanuska-Susitna Borough business and residential permits. Most business permits can be found under Finance

Municipality of Anchorage

Apply for a Municipal Business License -- The page of documents for the Municipality of Anchorage provides a downloadable Business License Application as well as fee overviews

Clerk -- Contact information for the Municipality of Anchorage Clerks Office

Documents Available in the Clerk's Office -- A comprehensive list of forms available through the Clerk's Office, includes tax forms

2012 Economic Forecast for Anchorage -- Annual forecast by the Anchorage Economic Development Corporation in a downloadable PDF file

North Slope Borough

Borough Clerks Staff -- Contact information for the North Slope Borough Clerks Office

Northwest Arctic Borough

Northwest Arctic Borough Contact Sheet -- Contact Information for the Northwest Arctic Borough, all offices