Sitka, Alaska (KINY) - The exemption is for paying sales tax on the purchase of goods, services, or rentals for personal use or consumption.
The City and Borough of Sitka senior sales tax exemption has been reinstated.
Per Sitka General Code, any person, 65 years of age or older, who is a resident of Alaska, may show their previously issued sales tax exemption card to receive the exemption from paying sales tax on the purchase of goods, services, or rentals for personal use or consumption.
Residents who no longer have their card or are newly eligible, exemption cards will be issued weekdays at Sitka City Hall, in the sales tax office located on the 2nd floor, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
A $25.00 fee will apply to all new applications and a $5 fee for replacement cards.