To calculate Alaska sales tax, use our calculator. It takes into account the statewide sales tax rate which is 0% for AK, while other sales tax rates (countywide or some local) can be entered by yourself according to the data below.
What is Alaska sales tax?
Alaska sales tax rate is currently 0%, but it can vary from 0% to 7.85% due to local tax rates up to 7.85%. Individual municipalities have wide authority to set their own taxation rates, so sales tax can be as high as 7.85%.
Check the table below to choose county and local sales tax rates you need.
How to calculate Alaska sales tax?
AK sales tax is statewide tax rate which is made up of a basic rate plus mandatory local rate. Alaska sales tax calculator takes into account only statewide tax rate so for more accurate result you should write down the local tax rates (depending on your county/district/city, etc.).
This table might be helpful for using AK sales tax calculator:
|County Name||Maximum Tax Rate||County-wide sales tax rate||Additional local sales taxes|
|Aleutians East Borough||6%||0%||Up to 6%|
|Aleutians West Census Area||4%||0%||Up to 4%|
|Bethel Census Area||6%||0%||Up to 6%|
|Bristol Bay Borough||N/A||0%||N/A|
|City And Borough Of Juneau||5%|
|Dillingham Census Area||6%||0%||Up to 6%|
|Fairbanks North Star Borough||5.5%||0%||Up to 5.5%|
|Haines Borough||5.5%||4%||Up to 1.5%|
|Hoonah-Angoon Borough||6.5%||0%||Up to 6.5%|
|Kenai Peninsula Borough||7.85%||3%||Up to 4.85%|
|Ketchikan Gateway Borough||6.5%||2.5%||Up to 4%|
|Kodiak Island Borough||7%||0%||Up to 7%|
|Lake And Peninsula Borough||6%||0%||Up to 6%|
|Matanuska-Susitna Borough||3%||0%||Up to 3%|
|Nome Census Area||5%||0%||Up to 5%|
|North Slope Borough||3%||0%||Up to 3%|
|Northwest Arctic Borough||6.5%||0%||Up to 6.5%|
|Petersburg Borough||6%||0%||Up to 6%|
|Prince Of Wales-Outer Ketchikan Borough||7%||0%||Up to 7%|
|Skagway Borough||3%||0%||Up to 3%|
|Southeast Fairbanks Census Area||N/A||0%||0%|
|Valdez-Cordova Census Area||6%||0%||Up to 6%|
|Wade Hampton Census Area||6%||0%||Up to 6%|
|Wrangell Borough||7%||0%||Up to 7%|
|Yakutat Borough||5%||0%||Up to 5%|
|Yukon-Koyukuk Census Area||4%||0%||Up to 4%|
Please note that the calculator helps users for informational purposes only. Exact calculation results may vary by current location and may change over time as the tax rate changes.
More specific AK sales tax rate is established for a specific location. For example: sales tax in Anchorage (Anchorage Borough) is 0%, including all basic Alaska sales tax rates.