Alaska Small Business Development Center

Opening a Bed and Breakfast in Alaska


What you need to know about licensing, regulations, insurance, and more for running a B&B in Alaska

Details Covered

  • Research
  • Licensing
  • Regulations and requirements
  • Building permits and fire safety
  • Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC)
  • Local government requirements
  • Purchase insurance
  • Worker’s compensation
  • Taxes
  • Operational set-up
  • Branding and marketing
  • Cash flow
  • Resources and links
  • How the Alaska SBDC can help

Below is the toolkit instructional video. If you would like a copy of the slides, including the links referenced in the video, please contact your SBDC advisor. 

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