Navigating your property tax bill can be confusing. What do the various sections mean? Take a look at the explanation, below, for a clear description of what the numbers mean.Learn more
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Property Taxes levied in Anchorage are approved by the Assembly.
A property tax is an ad valorem tax, which means it is based on the value of the taxable property. Taxpayers pay a flat rate per dollar value of taxable property that they own. The flat rate, called a mill levy or mill rate, is $1.00 of tax per $1,000 of assessed value.read more
An accounting entity designed to separately track the expenses and revenues of a particular program or service. Funds are classified according to type: general, enterprise, debt service, etc. The expenses and revenues are accounted for according to generally accepted accounting principles. Each service area established in the Municipality is assigned a unique fund number and name.read more