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Alaska Payroll Tax and Labor Laws

Get your Alaska State Tax ID Numbers 

Click HERE to obtain State Unemployment Tax ID  

Alaska Wage and Hour Laws 

Minimum Wage 

Alaska’s minimum wage is currently $10.85 per hour.   

For more information on Alaska’s minimum wage law, please click HERE.  


Alaska’s overtime law requires employers to pay employees at a rate of at least one and one-half times the regular rate of pay for any hours worked over 8 in a day or 40 in a workweek.  

For more information on Alaska’s overtime law, including exemptions, please click HERE.  

Pay Frequency 

Alaska’s pay frequency statute requires employers to pay employees monthly or semi-monthly, at the election of the employee.  

For more information on Alaska’s pay frequency law, please click HERE.  

Alaska Unemployment 

Taxable Wage Base ($000s): 47,100  

New Employer Rate (% Taxable Wages) 1.86  

Employee Tax Rate (% Taxable Wages) 0.51  

Alaska Income Tax Withholding 

The State of Alaska currently does not have an individual income tax; therefore, no employee withholding for state income tax is required.  
Alaska levies a corporate net income tax based on federal taxable income with certain Alaska adjustments. Multi-state corporations apportion income on water's edge basis using the standard apportionment formula of property, payroll, and sales.  

Alaska State Resources 

Alaska Department of Revenue 

Alaska Department of Labor and Workforce Development 

Alaska SUI Rate 


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Revised 3/2023