Doing Business in Alaska

General Resources

Alaska Association of Municipal Clerks Directory

Anchorage 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

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