Tag: commonwealth

  • Alaska’s PFD – Handout or Income?

    Alaska’s PFD – Handout or Income?

      Technically, the Alaska Permanent Fund Dividend (PFD) is a distributed share of the earnings generated by the Permanent Fund. But the dividend has been called a lot of things lately. Some people call it compensation for the sale of resources owned by Alaskans. Some people think of it as a government entitlement program.  Some…