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Alaska State Tax Information


Best Practice:   Before booking your hotel, call ahead to verify state tax law compliance. If your hotel does not comply with state tax law, it is recommended that you chose an alternate hotel.

Am I tax exempt from state taxes?

IBA/ Travel CardYes, Alaska does not have state sales and use tax. 

CBA (Purchase Card) -  Yes, Alaska does not have state sales and use tax.

*Please note that local sales taxes may be assessed. An example of a local tax in the city Anchorage is a "bed tax" which may be assessed when using the travel card. Government employees are not exempt from the bed tax and must pay when required.

What forms if any will I need?

Alaska Vehicle Rental Tax Government Use Exemption Certificate 

Who is the main point of contact?
Tax Division:  (907)-343-6964

What are the important links?

Alaska Tax Division

Are there any additional information or instructions?
Alaska imposes a separate excise tax on rental vehicles. Government employees are exempt from this tax, but, in order to qualify for exemption they need to submit the Vehicle Rental Tax Use Exemption Certificate listed above. 

*Updated 10/22/15



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