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Payroll Services
for Alaska Businesses

Making Life Easier with Efficient, Helpful, Effective Payroll Software

PayNW is a provider of payroll, time and attendance and other employer services to small and medium-sized businesses and not-for-profit organizations in the state of Alaska including Anchorage, Juneau and Fairbanks. PayNW is dedicated to returning peace of mind and business focus to our clients and their employees. Our goal is to relieve clients from administrative and regulatory burdens and deadlines; reduce costs associated with payroll and labor management; provide outstanding customer service, flexibility and reliability; and deliver added convenience and value to client employees.

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Alaska Resources for Employers

Industrial Insurance (Workman’s Comp)

As an employer or prospective employer in Alaska, you must provide workers compensation insurance coverage for your employees. The Alaska Workers’ Compensation Act requires each employer having one or more employees in Alaska to obtain workers’ compensation insurance, unless the employer has been approved as a self-insurer. Determining employee status is accomplished utilizing the relative-nature-of-the-work-test as set out in Alaska Regulation 8 AAC 45.890. For more information, see: Alaska Division of Workers’ Compensation

State Unemployment

Generally, every business with employees in Alaska must register with the Alaska Labor and Workforce Development. Unemployment insurance is an employer-funded program which protects workers against complete loss of wages during periods of involuntary unemployment. Claimants are eligible for unemployment insurance if they meet monetary and personal eligibility requirements.
For more information, see: State of Alaska Labor and Workforce Development

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What PayNW Clients Have To Say...


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