Taxes

In this April 20, 2018 file photo, a marijuana plant is seen on Hippie Hill in San Francisco. (Josh Edelson | The Associated Press File)

New Alaska marijuana tax rate could benefit fans of edibles

More tax changes are possible in the next Legislative session.

In this April 20, 2018 file photo, a marijuana plant is seen on Hippie Hill in San Francisco. (Josh Edelson | The Associated Press File)
City Hall stands on a quiet morning on June 7, 2017. (Alex McCarthy | Juneau Empire File)

Businesses can now pay sales tax online

It just became a little easier for businesses to pay sales taxes.

City Hall stands on a quiet morning on June 7, 2017. (Alex McCarthy | Juneau Empire File)
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Property taxes due Oct. 1

Property taxes are due Oct. 1, and there’s a new option for Juneau property owners to pay those taxes this year. People can set up… Continue reading

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Alaskans could face internet sales tax

A new ruling by the U.S. Supreme Court may put sales taxes on internet purchases across Alaska and bring millions of dollars to local coffers.… Continue reading

In this April 2014 photo, Trove manager Meghan Johns, left, hands Travis McCain a bag of items he bought during the cash mob orgainized by the Juneau Chamber of Commerce. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)

Alaskans could face internet sales tax

A new ruling by the U.S. Supreme Court may put sales taxes on internet purchases across Alaska and bring millions of dollars to local coffers.… Continue reading

In this April 2014 photo, Trove manager Meghan Johns, left, hands Travis McCain a bag of items he bought during the cash mob orgainized by the Juneau Chamber of Commerce. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)
The Alaska Marijuana Control Board meets in Juneau on Wednesday, Jan. 24. Sitting from far left are members Loren Jones, Brandon Emmett, Nicholas Miller, Travis Welch and Mark Springer. Springer was elected board chairman on Wednesday and Emmett was elected vice chair. (Becky Bohrer | Associated Press)

Marijuana board may examine pot taxes

The Alaska Marijuana Control Board may ask the Alaska Legislature to reconsider the state’s marijuana tax. In a decision Thursday, the five-person board asked the… Continue reading

The Alaska Marijuana Control Board meets in Juneau on Wednesday, Jan. 24. Sitting from far left are members Loren Jones, Brandon Emmett, Nicholas Miller, Travis Welch and Mark Springer. Springer was elected board chairman on Wednesday and Emmett was elected vice chair. (Becky Bohrer | Associated Press)

Alaska marijuana sales drop in November

Alaskans bought less marijuana in November than they did in October, the first time the infant industry posted a decline in 2017. The Alaska Department… Continue reading

Courtesy Image | C-SPAN  Sen. Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska, speaks about oil drilling in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge on Tuesday during debates about the GOP tax cut on the floor of the U.S. Senate.

ANWR drilling approved

As the final votes were tallied and Speaker of the House Paul Ryan, R-Wisconsin, enthusiastically banged his gavel, U.S. Rep. Don Young, R-Alaska, was smiling.… Continue reading

Courtesy Image | C-SPAN  Sen. Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska, speaks about oil drilling in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge on Tuesday during debates about the GOP tax cut on the floor of the U.S. Senate.
Young says Arctic drilling is priority from tax bill; Murkowski wants quality

Young says Arctic drilling is priority from tax bill; Murkowski wants quality

Rep. Don Young is clear about what he wants from the Republican tax legislation being debated in Congress. “ANWR’s the No. 1 thing,” he told… Continue reading

Young says Arctic drilling is priority from tax bill; Murkowski wants quality
Brothers James and Giono Barrett, owners of Rainforest Farms, arrange a display of their cannabis products at their retail store in Juneau on Monday, Dec. 4, 2017. The brothers just celebrated the one year anniversary of their business. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Alaska marijuana sales set another record

For Gallery Walk, the owners of Rainforest Farms decided to throw a party celebrating one year in business. There were special products and live music,… Continue reading

Brothers James and Giono Barrett, owners of Rainforest Farms, arrange a display of their cannabis products at their retail store in Juneau on Monday, Dec. 4, 2017. The brothers just celebrated the one year anniversary of their business. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)