03.01.2014 - The Alaska Permanent Fund: A marvel that needs the public's constant monitoring
It's filing time again. Not for federal income taxes, but for your annual Alaska Permanent Fund dividend. The filing period opened Wednesday and closes March 31. The good news for qualifying Alaskans is that the dividend amount might increase when it hits bank accounts this fall. The director of the Permanent Fund Dividend Division said recently that this year's payout could return to the range of "four figures," as he put it. The annual dividend payment is pretty much what most Alaskans focus on when it comes to the Alaska Permanent Fund. But state legislators regularly put forward bills that affect the fund and the dividend that derives from it, and those ideas and changes deserve attention, too...............................................Full Article: Source
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