Alaska: Ketchikan City Seasonal Sales Tax Rate Changes

Bradley Feimer
August 30, 2022

The Ketchikan City Council recently approved ordinance No. 22-1949. The ordinance establishes a seasonal tax rate of 5.5%, from April 1 through September 30, on all retail sales, services, and rents subject to sales tax. Additionally, it lowers the tax rate to 3% for the period of October 1 through March 31. The rate changes are effective April 1, 2023.

The City Council memorandum detailing the discussion of the ordinance may be found here.

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Bradley Feimer

Bradley Feimer is Regulatory Counsel at Sovos. Within Sovos’s Regulatory Analysis function, Bradley focuses on domestic sales tax, international Value Added Tax, and Global Sales Tax. Bradley received a B.A. in English from The Ohio State University and J.D. at Suffolk University Law School. Bradley is a member of the Massachusetts Bar.
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