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Notice of Office Closure

The Alaska Department of Commerce, Community and Economic Development offices will be closed to the public on November 23rd and 24th. We will be closed November 23rd in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday and November 24th is an unpaid furlough day for employees to reduce state expenses.

Business Licensing

Multiple Lines Of Business FAQs

HB32 was signed into law on 7/31/2014, Chapter 110 SLA 14, with an effective date of 10/29/2014. For information on Chapter 110 SLA 14 including the original bill, amendments, and intent go to HB32 Bill History.

As a result of new business licensing law (effective 10/29/2014), a business may have multiple (different) lines of business (activities) on one (1) business license, instead of one (single) line of business (activity) per business license.

1.   What Does This Mean? 2.   What if I own multiple business licenses with the same business name, can I reduce them down to one business license? 3.   What if I own multiple business licenses with different business names, can I reduce them down to one business license?