Alaska Statutes.
Title 43. Revenue and Taxation
Chapter 5. Administration of Revenue Laws
Section 499. Definitions.
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AS 43.05.499. Definitions.

In AS 43.05.405 - 43.05.499, unless the context otherwise requires,

(1) "administrative law judge" means an administrative law judge employed or retained by the office;

(2) "commissioner" means the commissioner of administration;

(3) "department" means the Department of Administration;

(4) "discovery" means the use of subpoenas, subpoenas duces tecum, interrogatories, requests for production, requests for admission, depositions, and other methods of civil procedure by which one party to an action may discover information within the knowledge and control of another person;

(5) "legislative history" means the documents of the legislature recording the background and events, including draft bills, correspondence and memoranda, committee reports, tapes and transcripts of hearings, and tapes and transcripts of floor debate concerning consideration of a bill;

(6) "office" means office of administrative hearings (AS 44.64);

(7) "party" means the Department of Revenue or the taxpayer;

(8) "proceeding" means only a proceeding under the jurisdiction of the office;

(9) "subpoena" means a command to appear at a certain time and place to testify, or to appear at a certain time and place to produce books, papers, and other things, and testify;

(10) "tax" means a tax described in AS 43.05.405 , including a seafood marketing assessment under AS 16.51;

(11) "taxpayer" means a person required to pay a tax, including a person required to pay a seafood marketing assessment under AS 16.51.

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