Are we resilient in case of unexpected expenditures. Has Hawaii been responsible in terms of taxing and spending. Tom Yamachika president of the Tax Foundation of Hawaii will help us understand how healthy we are, and whether we can weather … Read More
How well did the Governor do? Tom Yamachika, President of the Tax Foundation of Hawaii looks at the tax bills passed, signed and vetoed this session to see what has happened and how it will affect our state and our … Read More
Ramifications of the recent Wayfair Decision and corporate tax changes are analyzed and President Yamachika provides his take. Full article available here. Free login/registration required.
What kind of a session was it, tax-wise. Tom Yamachika, president of the Tax Foundation of Hawaii will discuss the tax bills passed and not passed by the Hawaii State Legislature, and the tax bills signed and not signed by … Read More
This Civil Beat piece references President Yamachika’s previous Weekly Commentary article. Click the link below to read the full story on the Honolulu Civil Beat website! Honolulu Civil Beat: Where’s The Money, DOE?
In this article, President Yamachika highlights tax increases and their effect on state revenue increases. Full article here.
A review of the tax bills from this session. Tom Yamachika, president of the Tax Foundation of Hawaii, will review the tax bills that have been in play in this session of the Legislature, including the GET bill, the AirBNB … Read More
The issue of shipping repair tax credits has split opinion, especially if they are not applied to the entire industry, but just to one company. Read all about the legislation proposed along with President Yamachika’s take here.
The state’s pitch for a ‘Road Usage Charge’ is hitting speed bumps. President Yamachika believes taxpayers should be able to judge whether their taxes are being spent wisely. Full story here.
The Tax Foundation’s take on benefits of the film industries tax credits to produce here in Hawaii are featured in this Civil Beat article. Full article here.