Matanuska-Susitna Borough

Borough Taxes and Payment Due Dates

Payment

Payment may be made online, by mail, placed in a dropbox or in person.

Online (credit card):Pay Online
Mail (check):
350 East Dahlia Ave.
Palmer Ak. 99645

Drop Boxes (check):
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

In Person  (Cash, Check, or Credit Card):
350 E.  Dahlia Ave. Palmer

The Borough levied several taxes, including a bed tax,  car registration, a business inventory tax, real property tax, and tobacco tax. Each of them is collected in it's own way, and has separate due dates.

Curious about how taxes work, and where the money goes? Check out our Popular Annual Financial Report.

Property Tax Exemption for Senior Citizens/Disabled Veterans

Mat-Su voters recently adopted an additional property tax exemption for senior citizens/disabled veterans. Up to $218,000 in value on a primary residence is tax exempt for this group.

Bed Tax

Bed Tax is collected quarterly. If you provide traveler accommodations, you are required to collect the tax and file a Bed Tax Return every quarter. The return and payment are due date 30 days after the last day of the quarter filed.

Personal Property (Business Inventory)

The Business Inventory Tax is leveed on inventory over $1,000,000 and due annually. The Business Inventory Return is due in March. Payment is made in two installments, in August and February.

 

Tax Due DateInstallment
March 15 (Business Inventory Return Due Date)
 August 15 (First Installment)
 February 15 (Second Installment)

Tobacco Tax

The Tobacco tax is an excise tax and is due from the vendor. To apply to be a Tobacco retailer, submit the Tobacco Retailer Application.

Real Property

Payment

Payment may be made online, by mail, placed in a dropbox or in person.

Online (credit card):Pay Online
Mail (check):
350 East Dahlia Ave.
Palmer Ak. 99645

Drop Boxes (check):
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

In Person  (Cash, Check, or Credit Card):
350 E.  Dahlia Ave. Palmer

The borough assesses a real property tax, based on property value. There is an assessment & appeals period in the beginning of the year. Taxes are billed in July and due in two parts, in August and February of the following year.

Tax Due DateInstallment
 August 15  (First Installment)
 February 15  (Second Installment)

Car Registration

The borough vehicle registration tax is collected as a part of the standard vehicle registration tax. 

Permanent Registration

The Mat-Su is the first municipality to opt into the State’s permanent car and trailer registration program for older vehicles. In Jan. 2015, owners of vehicles and trailers eight years and older can register their property permanently and avoid paying future registration fees. This is done at the Department of Motor Vehicles.

Talkeetna Sewer & Water (Area 36) Sales Tax

Mail early as postmark is not considered for timely payment.
Sales tax report & payment must be received by the due date, no later than 5:00 pm in the Matanuska-Susitna Borough collection office. 

Tax Period Due Date 
 January 1 - 31, 2022  Monday, February 28, 2022
 February 1 - 28, 2022  Thursday, March 31, 2022
 March 1 - 31, 2022 Friday, April 29, 2022
 April 1 - 30, 2022 Tuesday, May 31, 2022
 May 1 – 31, 2022 Thursday, June 30, 2022
 June 1 – 30, 2022  Friday, July 29, 2022
 July 1 – 31, 2022  Wednesday, August 31, 2022
August 1 – 31, 2022 Friday, September 30, 2022
September 1 – 30, 2022 Monday, October 31, 2022
October 1 – 31, 2022 Wednesday, November 30, 2022
November 1 – 30, 2022 Friday, December 30, 2022
December 1 – 31, 2022 Tuesday, January 31, 2023