The recent Supreme Court ruling on state’s ability to tax online vendors has many wondering what legal challenges the state would face by collecting online sales tax. Foundation President Tom Yamachika provides some insight. Read more. (Subscription required.)
Voters should expect to see a question on the Nov 6 ballot about taxing investment property to pay for public education. The Senate voted to put the question to voters, which would to establish a surcharge on residential investment property … Read More
What is the Impact? Does the average taxpayer pay more or less under the new Trump tax laws? Do businesses and the wealthy fare better than regular citizens? These and other questions we answered in this insightful conversation between … Read More
By Noelle Fujii and Steve Petranik The first significant federal tax reform in 30 years will provide major savings for Hawaii businesses and corporations starting with this tax year but the changes are complex and still evolving, according to a … Read More
President Tom Yamachika addresses the implications of the new tax code passed by Congress that will see changes take effect in 2018 and how the new tax code will affect non-profit organizations. Click here for full video
Despite promises that the Republican tax cuts would benefit the middle class, the consensus from independent sources seems to be rather the opposite: that the rich would benefit and people on society’s bottom rung would suffer. Listen to the segment here.
States and municipalities around the country have been legalizing the recreational use of marijuana and THC products. Today’s panel explores the potential costs and benefits of recreational marijuana to communities around Hawaii. Listen here.
Councilwoman Kymberly Pine is also still pushing a measure to ban plastic foam takeout containers. Read more.