2017 Challenges in the Alaska Legislature

Date: July 25, 2016

Related Content: Issues State Alaska Regulations Taxes

Paid Sick Leave
Stop mandatory paid sick leave, which could run up to 6.5 days per year per employee to use for themselves or family members. 
Workers’ Compensation
Defeat proposals to substantially increase benefits and premiums for unrelated purposes such as a death benefit for non-dependents. 
Independent Contractors
Block attempts to limit independent contractor status.
Minimum Wage
Stop a 71-percent raise in minimum wage. It will take the ability to give merit-based raises away from the business owner. 
State Income Tax
Oppose a state income tax up to 15 percent of the federal income tax. 
Head Tax
Stop a state head tax of $100 dollars a year – assessed on every employee. 
Statewide Sales Tax
Block proposals for statewide sales tax.

Related Content: Issues | State | Alaska | Regulations | Taxes

Subscribe For Free News And Tips

Enter your email to get FREE small business insights. Learn more

Get to know NFIB

NFIB is America's leading small business association, promoting and protecting the right of our members to own, operate and grow their business

Find out more about
NFIB Membership

Or call us today

1-800-634-2669

News

State Issues


Choose Your State

Foundations

YEF Foundation Research Center Legal Foundation

Member Benefits