- Alaska Statutes.
- Title 43. Revenue and Taxation
- Chapter 76. Fisheries Taxes and Assessments
- Section 260. Collection of Assessment.
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AS 43.76.260. Collection of Assessment.
- (a) Except as otherwise provided under (f) of this section, a buyer who acquires salmon that is subject to a salmon
fishery assessment levied under AS 43.76.220
shall collect the salmon fishery assessment at the time of purchase and shall remit the total salmon fishery
assessment collected during each month to the Department of Revenue by the last day of the next month.
- (b) A buyer who collects the salmon fishery assessment shall maintain records of the value of salmon that is subject to
the assessment that is purchased in each salmon fishery of the state.
- (c) The owner of salmon removed from the state is liable for payment of the salmon fishery assessment levied under AS 43.76.220
if, at the time the salmon is removed from the state, the assessment payable on the salmon has not been collected by a
buyer. If the owner of the salmon is liable for payment of the salmon fishery assessment under this subsection, the
owner shall comply with the requirements under (a) and (b) of this section to remit the assessment to the department
and to maintain records.
- (d) The salmon fishery assessment collected under this section shall be deposited in the state treasury.
- (e) The provisions of AS 43.05 and AS 43.10 apply to the enforcement and collection of a salmon fishery
assessment levied under AS 43.76.220
- (f) A direct marketing fisheries business licensed under AS 43.75.020(c) or a commercial fisherman who transfers
possession of salmon to a buyer who is not a fisheries business licensed under AS 43.75 is liable for the payment of a salmon fishery assessment
levied under AS 43.76.220
if, at the time possession of the fishery resource is transferred to a buyer, the salmon fishery assessment payable on
the salmon has not been collected. If a direct marketing fisheries business or commercial fisherman is liable for
payment of the salmon fishery assessment under this subsection, the direct marketing fisheries business or commercial
fisherman shall comply with the requirement under (b) of this section to maintain records. Notwithstanding (a) of this
section, a person subject to this subsection shall remit the total salmon fishery assessment payable during the
calendar year to the Department of Revenue before April 1 after close of the calendar year.
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