Registering for Alaska Payroll Tax Account Numbers
Alaska requires employers to register with the Department of Labor & Workforce Development.
Department of Labor & Workforce Development Employer Account Number
- Register online
- Format: 8 digits (99999999)
- To find an existing account number, call: (907) 465-2757 or (888) 448-3527
Alaska Payroll Taxes
Payroll Tax Rates
The Department of Labor & Workforce Development will assign your unemployment insurance tax rate. It’s generally between 1.69% and 2.10% for new employers, and between 1.0% and 5.4% for current employers. You may also be assigned a Trust Fund Solvency Tax rate, if your trust fund reserve rate is less than 3.0%. Your reserve rate is your trust fund balance on September 30 divided by your total payroll in the last fiscal year. The Solvency Tax rate will be between -0.4% and 1.1%.
Payroll Deposit Schedules
All payroll taxes are deposited quarterly.