Click here for pdf version of Hawaii’s findings.
From the Pew Charitable Trusts Taxes make up almost half of state government revenue, with the bulk coming from levies on personal income and general sales of goods and services. Broad-based personal income taxes are the biggest source of tax … Read More
Here is the Tax Foundation’s study on the 2018 Business Tax Climate Index. Hawaii came in at No. 27 out of 51 states (and the District of Columbia).
From WalletHub [Editor’s Note: This analysis is timely with the ballot measure coming up in November and the importance that the public schools have in Hawaii. As with any other analysis published here, the Foundation does not necessarily endorse the … Read More
Starting a business is never easy. According to U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics data, about a fifth of all startups typically don’t survive past year one of operation, and nearly half never make it to their fifth anniversary. But startups … Read More
The national Tax Foundation has released an interactive map showing the impact of the Tax Cuts & Jobs Act by Congressional district and by adjusted gross income range. Here it is:
By Katherine Loughead of the Tax Foundation [Hawaii is #45 out of 51 with a funded ratio of 51%.] Recently released data from The Pew Charitable Trusts shows the strain on state retirement systems across the nation as state pension … Read More
This is from the Institute on Tax and Economic Policy (ITEP). Read this report in PDF. Go to State-by-State Data Download National and 50-State Tables for 2019 and 2027 The final tax bill that Republicans in Congress are poised to … Read More
By Jonathan Williams, American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) Friends, I’m pleased to announce the ALEC Center for State Fiscal Reform just released our latest study: Unaccountable and Unaffordable 2017. I only wish we had more optimistic news to share … Read More
Morgan Scarboro, Tax Foundation Property taxes are an important tool to help finance state and local governments. In fiscal year 2014, they comprised the largest source of state and local tax collections, at 31.3 percent. Median property taxes paid varies … Read More