Sales Tax Division

The Sales Tax Division is a subdivision of the Finance Department. The Division accepts and processes sales tax registration applications, sales tax returns and payments, and issues sales tax certificates. The division is also responsible for the administration of the Borough's resale, exempt and owner builders certificates programs.

Sales Tax in the Kenai Peninsula Borough = Funding for Kenai Peninsula Schools. In 1964 the borough voters authorized the borough to levy an area wide sales tax of up to 3.0% of the price of all retail sales, rents, and services rendered within the borough; with the proceeds of the tax to be dedicated exclusively to the Kenai Peninsula Borough schools.

Mission Statement

Collection and distribution of Borough and Cities’ sales tax as defined within the Borough Sales Tax Code section 5.18.100, while remaining in compliance with Borough policies and Alaska State Statutes. Compile and provide accurate and timely sales tax information to the general public and various government officials. Make recommendations regarding policies and ordinances related to sales tax.

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