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, (888) 448-3527, or (888) 448-2937
Alaska Payroll Taxes
Payroll Tax Rates
The Department of Labor & Workforce Development will assign your unemployment insurance tax rate. It’s generally between 1.0% and 5.4%. If you don't have an assigned rate, you can use the standard rate of 1.59%.
You may also be assigned a Trust Fund Solvency Tax rate. 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%.
In Alaska, employees also have to pay into the unemployment insurance program.
Payroll Deposit Schedules
All payroll taxes are deposited quarterly.