Leasing Info: call 520-568-3246

The Bottom Line for Locating at Ak-Chin

Depending on the type of business and utility usage, tax savings can be significant when locating at Santa Cruz Commerce Center. For the applicability to a particular business, read the IRS FAQs or consult a tax advisor, but the following are some of the tax advantages a business could enjoy.

State Taxes

  • No real property tax on land used for commercial & industrial
  • No property tax on business inventories
  • No corporate franchise tax
  • Arizona Sales Tax: see Department of Revenue TPR 95-11
  • Corporate Income Tax is 6.968%, minimum $50
  • No Transaction Privilege Use Tax on income producing capital equipment

Some State discounts do not apply on Indian Reservations; please review the publications at www.azdor.gov/Publications.aspx

Local Taxes

  • No City of Maricopa Sales Tax
  • No Pinal County Sales Tax
  • No City, County or sales taxes and no adders on electrical and water/wastewater utilities

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Ak-Chin Taxes

Heavy Utility Users Could Realize Big Savings

ACES_logoAk-Chin owns and establishes its own rates for the majority of utility services, except telecommunications and natural gas.

  • Ak-Chin Energy Services (ACES) offers rates that average 16-24% below electric utilities that serve surrounding communities
  • Ak-Chin Water & Sewer offers rates approximately 35% below City rates

The Community Offers Value-Added Services

  • Ak-Chin provides its own public safety services including fire and police
  • Waste and trash removal is available through the Ak-Chin Sanitation Department



Ak-Chin Energy Services (ACES)
To establish service or billing questions 520-568-3693
For emergencies or outages 1-877-811-8700


Southwest Gas Corporation 602-861-1999


Orbitel Communications 520-568-8890
CenturyLink 800-244-1111

Water & Sewer

Ak-Chin Water Department 520-568-1152

Waste/Trash Removal

Ak-Chin Sanitation Department 520-568-1199

Public Safety

The Ak-Chin Community provides fire and police protection throughout the Reservation.

Ak-Chin Fire Department 520-568-1300
Ak-Chin Police Department 520-568-1200


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Latest News

New Hydroponics Operation to Grow its Business at Ak-Chin

On July 19, Ibarra Family Farms broke ground on its first U.S. hydroponic operation at Santa Cruz Commerce Center, the Ak-Chin Indian Community’s industrial park. The wholesale operation will produce leafy greens for farmers markets, supermarkets and local restaurants. Phase1 will consist solely of the installation of a 16,128 SF pre-engineered/pre-fabricated greenhouse manufactured by Cravo […]

What do our enterprise partners say?

Never in our twenty years have we worked with a group so determined for excellence … I am honored to be a part of Ak-Chin’s history and to work with a team of such high character and dedication to growth.

Caesars Entertainment is proud of our 20-year relationship with the Ak-Chin Indian Community. As the only tribal gaming enterprise in Arizona with an international management partner, we value and commend the Community’s continued commitment to bringing quality entertainment to the Valley.

With a shared heritage in farming, Ak-Chin and Hickman’s have cultivated a strong partnership. In an environment committed to product excellence, long-term environmental sustainability, and high standards for food safety, our business has been able to grow and expand.

The Ak-Chin Indian Community has been a tremendous partner for Troon Golf. Their support in making substantial investments in Ak-Chin Southern Dunes Golf Club has created a wonderful asset of immense value not only to the Ak-Chin community but for the golf community as a whole. Their vision of elevating the facility to national prominence demonstrates the strong commitment they have for the project.