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2013 PFD amount: $900

The amount of the 2013 Alaska Permanent Fund dividend is $900.

The state announced the annual disbursement amount at a news conference this morning.

Residents must apply to receive the money, which is available to any resident of any age, provided they lived in Alaska for the previous calendar year. (There can also be limitations based on debts or legal issues — check with the state if you have questions.)

For more information on the Alaska Permanent Fund, and this year’s dividend, visit the state’s website.

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