Matanuska-Susitna Borough

Bed Tax

A bed tax, also known as a hotel or tourist tax, is a fee charged to guests staying in hotels, motels, and other lodging establishments. This tax is typically calculated as a percentage of the room rate and collected by the lodging facility at the time of payment.

Bed tax is 5% of the overnight rental and is collected and remitted to the borough on a quarterly basis.

QuarterDue Date
Quarter 1 – January through March Due on or before April 30
Quarter 2 – April through June Due on or before July 30
Quarter 3 – July through September Due on or before October 30
Quarter 4 – October through December Due on or before January 30

Payments can be made online, in person, via mail, or drop boxes.

Payment Methods

Questions? Call Collections at (907)861-8610.

Online (Credit Card or ACH): Pay Online
Mail (check only):
350 East Dahlia Ave.
Palmer Ak. 99645
In Person (Cash, Check, or Credit Card):
350 E.  Dahlia Ave. Palmer
Drop Boxes (check only):
DSJ Building (Main Borough Building)
350 E. Dahlia Ave., Palmer
Station 6-1
101 W Swanson, Wasilla, AK 99654
Station 6-5
680 N. Seward-Meridian Parkway, Wasilla, AK 99654

Bed Tax Application

Download the Bed Tax Application