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Paying Employees in Alaska

Alaska 2024 Minimum Wage:

  • $11.73 per hour (no tip credit permitted)

Alaska Overtime Rules:

  • Non-exempt employees must be paid 1.5 x’s the regular rate of pay for all hours worked over 8 in a workday or over 40 in a workweek

Alaska Paystub Requirements:

The stub must include 

  • Number of regular and overtime hours
  • Pay rate
  • Gross pay
  • Taxes
  • Voluntary deductions
  • Beginning and ending dates of the pay period

How often do you have to pay employees in Alaska?

  • Monthly or semi-monthly is the standard

When is an employee’s final check due in Alaska?

  • Involuntary termination – 3 days (not counting weekends/holidays)
  • Voluntary resignation – next regular payday (that’s 3+ days after final work day)

Alaska Withholding Tax 

  • N/A no state income tax

Alaska Unemployment Tax Registration

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Alaska Unemployment Tax Employer Liabilities

  • New employer rate: Varies – assigned by the state (will range from 1% – 1.16%)
  • 2024 Wage Base: $49,700

Alaska Unemployment Tax Due Dates

  • Return and payment are due quarterly on the last day of the month following the end of the reporting period

Alaska New Hire Reporting

  • MS 14 New Hire Reporting Section
    Child Support Services Division
    550 W 7th Ave Ste 310
    Anchorage, AK 99510-0380
  • Phone: 877-269-6685
  • Fax: 907-787-3197
  • Submit new hires online on

Alaska Child Support

  • Department of Revenue
    Child Support Services Division
    PO Box 100380
    Anchorage, AK 99510-0380
  • Phone: 907-269-6900
  • Submit payments online on

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