North Slope Borough Gift Deed Forms (Alaska)

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Gift Deed

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All North Slope Borough specific forms and documents listed below are included in your immediate download package:

Gift Deed Form

Gift Deed Form

Fill in the blank form formatted to comply with all recording and content requirements.
Included document last reviewed/updated 2/23/2024

Gift Deed Guide

Gift Deed Guide

Line by line guide explaining every blank on the Gift Deed form.
Included document last reviewed/updated 4/11/2024

Completed Example of the Gift Deed Document

Completed Example of the Gift Deed Document

Example of a properly completed form for reference.
Included document last reviewed/updated 2/19/2024

Frequently Asked Questions:

How long does it take to get my forms?

Forms are available immediately after submitting payment.

What are supplemental forms?

Often when a deed is recorded, additional documents are required by Alaska or North Slope Borough. These could be tax related, informational, or even as simple as a coversheet. Supplemental forms are provided for free with your order where available.

How do I get my forms, are they emailed?

Forms are NOT emailed to you. Immediately after you submit payment, the North Slope Borough forms you order will be available for download directly from your account. You can then download the forms to your computer. If you do not already have an account, one will be created for you as part of the order process, and your login details will be sent to you. If you encounter any issues accessing your forms, please reach out to our support team for assistance.

What type of files are the forms?

All of our North Slope Borough Gift Deed forms are PDFs. You will need to have or get Adobe Reader to use our forms. Adobe Reader is free software that most computers already have installed.

Can the Gift Deed forms be re-used?

Yes. You can re-use the forms for your personal use. For example, if you have more than one property in North Slope Borough that you need to transfer you would only need to order our forms once for all of your properties in North Slope Borough.

Are these forms guaranteed to be recordable in North Slope Borough?

Yes. Our form blanks are guaranteed to meet or exceed all formatting requirements set forth by North Slope Borough including margin requirements, content requirements, font and font size requirements.

Do I have to enter all of my property information online?

No. The blank forms are downloaded to your computer and you fill them out there, at your convenience.

Can I save the completed form, email it to someone?

Yes, you can save your deed form at any point with your information in it. The forms can also be emailed, blank or complete, as attachments.

Do I need any special software to use these forms?

You will need to have Adobe Reader installed on your computer to use our forms. Adobe Reader is free software that most computers already have installed.

Are there any recurring fees involved?

No. Nothing to cancel, no memberships, no recurring fees.

Areas Covered by These Gift Deed Forms:

  • North Slope Borough

Including:

  • Anaktuvuk Pass
  • Atqasuk
  • Barrow
  • Kaktovik
  • Nuiqsut
  • Point Hope
  • Point Lay
  • Prudhoe Bay
  • Wainwright

What is the Alaska Gift Deed

Gifts of Real Property in Alaska

Gift deeds convey title to real property from one party (the grantor or donor) to another (the grantee or donee) with no exchange of consideration, monetary or otherwise. Often used to transfer property between family members or to gift property as a charitable act or donation, these conveyances occur during the grantor's lifetime. It is important that a gift deed contain language that explicitly states that no consideration is expected or required. Ambiguous language, or references to any type of consideration, can make the gift deed contestable in court.

In Alaska, no covenants are implied in a conveyance of real property, even if the conveyance contains special covenants (AS 34-15-080). Any guarantees must meet statutory language as prescribed by AS 35-15-030.

A lawful gift deed includes the grantor's full name and marital status, as well as the grantee's full name, marital status, vesting, and mailing address. Vesting describes how the grantee holds title to the property. Generally, real property is owned in either sole ownership or in co-ownership. For Alaska residential property, the primary methods for holding title in co-ownership are tenancy in common and tenancy by entirety. A conveyance of real estate to two or more persons creates a tenancy in common (AS 34.15.110(a)). Tenancy by the entirety is only available to married couples and is the presumed vesting unless otherwise stated (AS 34.15.110(b)). When real estate is held as tenants by entirety, upon the death of either spouse, the survivor automatically obtains title to the share of the deceased spouse, free and clear of the claims of heirs and creditors of the deceased spouse.

As with any conveyance of realty, a gift deed requires a complete legal description of the parcel. In Alaska, at minimum, the legal description should include the section, township, range, and meridian designation, or (for subdivided property) the lot, block, and subdivision name or plat number of the parcel. Recite the source of title to establish a clear chain of title, and detail any restrictions associated with the property. The document must be signed and acknowledged by the grantor in the presence of two credible witnesses, one of which can be the notary (AS 34-15-210). Submit the deed, along with any additional materials, to the recorder's office of the recording district where the property is located. Contact the same office to verify accepted forms of payment.

With gifts of real property, the recipient of the gift (grantee) is not required to declare the amount of the gift as income, but if the property accrues income after the transaction, the grantee is responsible for paying the requisite state and federal income tax.

In Alaska, there is no state gift tax, but the gift remains subject to federal taxation. The person or entity making the gift (grantor) is responsible for paying this tax; however, if the donor does not pay the gift tax, the donee will be held liable.

In accordance with federal law, individuals are permitted an annual exclusion of $15,000 on gifts. This means that, if a gift is valued below $15,000, a federal gift tax return (Form 709) does not need to be filed. However, if the gift is something that could possibly be disputed by the IRS -- such as real property -- a donor may benefit from filing a Form 709.

This article is provided for informational purposes only and is not a substitute for the advice of an attorney. Contact an Alaska lawyer with any questions about gift deeds or other issues related to the transfer of real property.

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The documents you receive here will meet, or exceed, the North Slope Borough recording requirements for formatting. If there's an issue caused by our formatting, we'll make it right and refund your payment.

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