Alaska State Resources for Government, Business, and Insurance

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Alaska State Business Resources

When planning to start a business, why choose Alaska as your destination? There are a variety of advantages that you can enjoy if you choose to set up your business in Alaska. This includes a number of economic factors that can work to your advantage, as well as low taxation and a stable economy.

The geographic location of Alaska is another important factor to consider. It continually opens up doors for entrepreneurs that help build the foundation for a stable economy. The abundance of natural resources in the state also contributes to making it a good location for all kinds of businesses. In fact, it is the natural beauty of the state that has helped drive its economy forward.

Businesses in Alaska account for more than 50% of the employment in the private sector. Hence, businesses are integral to the state's economy because it also provides employment opportunities.

A key advantage for doing business in Alaska is the tax credit. The specific type of tax advantage will vary based on the type of industry and the projects performed. However, businesses need to complete specific requirements to qualify. In addition, there are plenty of loan programs available for startups. This makes it easy to gain financial assistance to get your business started.

General Alaska Business Resources

Financial/Loan Assistance

Tax and Permit Resources

Alaska State and Local Insurance Information and Directory

At the request of our visitors we've included the below local insurance contacts for most cities in Alaska. Given the number of auto insurance companies on the market, it's important that you compare rates among multiple carriers. Whether you're new to Alaska or a lifelong resident, we can help you get affordable quotes. While rates vary based on where you're located in Alaska, the model of car that you drive, your driving history, and your age, low cost coverage is still a viable option if you use the right resources. You're just seconds away from finding the right policy at a cheap price, without sacrificing coverage options and quality. For additional information on traffic laws or driving schools please navigate to your respective state using the map.


Government Contacts

Alaska is considered as the last frontier of the US. It officially became a state in 1959 and was the 49th state to be incorporated. The state is best known for its natural beauty and resources. It is a land filled with a rich bounty ranging from the wilderness, abundant wildlife, oil reserves, and plenty of gold.

Aside from this, Alaska is a popular tourist destination by domestic and foreign tourists alike. It has short summers and long winters. Many of those who come to visit expect breathtaking natural scenery and wildlife that are unique to the state. Cruises are also popular for those who want to see a different side of Alaska's beauty.

With a population of less than 800,000 and a land area measuring over 665,000 square miles, it is one of the least populated states in the US. It ranks high in the US in terms of business environment. It also scores well in the ranking in terms of the short-term and long-term fiscal stability. All of these factors contribute to making it a good place to start a business investment.

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      Government Accredited Online Colleges in Alaska

      1. Alaska Pacific University

        AnchorageAK
        Tuition & Fees
        $29,810
        Years Accredited
        33 (1981)
        Student Population
        944
        School Type
        Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above
        Degree Levels
        Certificate
        Certificate (Post-Bachelors)
        Associates
        Bachelors
        Doctoral
        Masters
        Website
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      1. Charter College-Anchorage

        AnchorageAK
        Tuition & Fees
        $19,700
        Years Accredited
        26 (1988)
        Student Population
        5,094
        School Type
        Private for-profit, 4-year or above
        Degree Levels
        Certificate
        Associates
        Bachelors
        Website
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      1. Ilisagvik College

        BarrowAK
        Tuition & Fees
        $2,740
        Years Accredited
        12 (2002)
        Student Population
        541
        School Type
        Public, 2-year
        Degree Levels
        Certificate
        Associates
        Website
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      1. Prince William Sound Community College

        ValdezAK
        Tuition & Fees
        $4,570
        Years Accredited
        25 (1989)
        Student Population
        2,425
        School Type
        Public, 2-year
        Degree Levels
        Certificate
        Associates
        Website
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      1. University of Alaska Anchorage

        AnchorageAK
        Tuition & Fees
        $5,726
        Years Accredited
        40 (1974)
        Student Population
        27,702
        School Type
        Public, 4-year or above
        Degree Levels
        Certificate
        Certificate (Post-Bachelors)
        Certificate (Post-Masters)
        Associates
        Bachelors
        Doctoral
        Masters
        Website
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      1. University of Alaska Fairbanks

        FairbanksAK
        Tuition & Fees
        $5,898
        Years Accredited
        80 (1934)
        Student Population
        16,416
        School Type
        Public, 4-year or above
        Degree Levels
        Certificate
        Certificate (Post-Bachelors)
        Associates
        Bachelors
        Doctoral
        Masters
        Website
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      1. University of Alaska Southeast

        JuneauAK
        Tuition & Fees
        $5,740
        Years Accredited
        31 (1983)
        Student Population
        6,414
        School Type
        Public, 4-year or above
        Degree Levels
        Certificate
        Certificate (Post-Bachelors)
        Associates
        Bachelors
        Masters
        Website
        Visit Site