Closure of City Hall Public Counter for Assessor and Treasurer

To help slow the spread of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) in the community, the Municipality of Anchorage is temporarily closing its main customer counter area at City Hall until further notice.  Please check the City's website for future updates at regarding various impacts associated with the COVID-19 virus.  This office closure notice affects in-person, normal business operations tied to the Property Appraisal Division (aka Assessor's Office) and the Treasury Division.  Both these Finance Department Divisions will be going virtual starting at 8:00am Tuesday, August 4th, until further notice.

You can still reach either Division via phone, mail, online or e-mail as follows:

Assessor's Office

To access virtual services, you can email the Assessor's Office at, call 907-343-6770, or visit        

If you have a complex appraisal related issue that requires a meeting with our staff, please call or email to set up an appointment.

Treasurer's Office

To access virtual services, you can email the Treasurer's Office at call 907-343-6966 or 343-6969, or visit

For time sensitive matters requiring in-person cash payment please dial phone located at Suite 350 of City Hall.

We strongly encourage customers to avoid making payments in-person and to instead use regular mail, Municipal Secure Ballot Drop-Box (see below for more information) or pay online with credit card or e-check via Treasury's main website or directly by visiting

For drop-off payments, rather than enter any municipal facility you may use the Municipal Secure Ballot Drop Box located outside of City Hall.  This drop box is emptied daily.  

Thank you in advance for helping the Municipality support our community during this coronavirus COVID–19 outbreak.

The Treasury Division of the Municipal Finance Department is responsible for billing, collecting and auditing the City's tax revenues. The Treasury Division practices fair, equitable, accurate and timely operating procedures in accordance with state and local taxation laws. 

Tax revenues provide primary funding for city services of benefit to Anchorage residents, businesses and visitors, including:

  • Public safety
  • Education
  • Roads and transportation
  • Health and human services
  • Cultural and recreational services
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Comparing Property Tax Rankings

An analysis presented by the Municipal Finance Department at the request of the Budget Advisory Commission at its meeting on September 4, 2013.