The Alaska Fiscal Problem




Solve Alaska's Fiscal Problem

Click the current options to solve the deficit at the bottom of the chart.

You may select as many options as you like. The options will come and go as you click on the items*.
The numbers in the bar reflect the current estimated value of your selection.

* See notes on calculations below the chart



Compiled using data from "Building a Sustainable Future" issued by the Alaska Department of Revenue on 4 June 2015

Alcohol $.05/drink $20 million
Fisheries Increase by 50% $16 million
Mining Additional 3% of net $19 million
Motor fuel Highway rate increase from .08 to .16 cents $40 million
Tobacco Increase cigarettes from $2 to $3 $30 million
Health Care Provider 6% increase $59 million
Business License Tax 0.25% to 0.50% on sales $60 million

Income Tax Of federal liability + 10% of capital gains $655 million
School Tax $100 - $500 (SB97) $100 million
Sales Tax 3% $418 million
Property Tax 2.65 miles $280 million

Divident Cap Cap at $1200 $600 million
Roaylty Diversion Amount above 25% to General Fund $80 million

Minimum Tax Increase to 10% $500 million
Per-Barrel Credit Cut by 50% $300 million