By Gina Mangieri Published: April 30, 2015, 7:59 pm Updated: May 1, 2015, 6:10 pm **UPDATE: Late Friday, state House and Senate negotiators agreed to extend the rail tax surcharge for another five years. One thing that wasn’t in the … Read More
Star-Advertiser StarAdvertiser.com Firms at harbor asking too much POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Apr 30, 2015 Lawmakers should kill a sweeter tax credit brewing for certain maritime tenants on the Honolulu waterfront. The proposed expansion of the tax credit could cost … Read More
Hawaii News Now reported that medical marijuana would be subject to a tax of 25%.
On April 9, 2015, Tom Yamachika was on Hawaii Public Radio on Beth-Ann Kozlovich’s hour-long panel discussion “Town Square.” The subject matter was HB145, which has gone through a handful of revisions since its introduction, making supporters, opponents – and spotlighting … Read More
February 25, 2015 – Investigative reporter Keoki Kerr questions how much tourists will pay for the cost of rail. (Follow link for video) HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) – The head of a taxpayer advocacy group said Honolulu Mayor Kirk Caldwell is over … Read More
http://www.kitv.com/news/Higher-personal-income-tax-rates-may-remain/31266952 On Friday, February 13, 2015, KITV news reporter Andrew Pereira interviewed Tom Yamachika on whether the higher personal income taxes are here to stay.
December 19, 2014 – KHON TV News: The shock is still sweeping through Oahu following the revelation that the cost of the rail project is going up by as much as $550 million to $700 million. That sobering news came on … Read More
A two-part series was aired by KAAH-TV 26, on September 30, 2014:
On August 4, 2014, Tom Yamachika was back on Hawaii Public Radio on Beth-Ann Kozlovich’s program “The Conversation.” This time, the conversation was about Honolulu real property taxes and the new “Residential A” property classification. You can listen to the … Read More
On Feb. 24, 2014, Tom Yamachika was interviewed by Dr. Keli’i Akina of the Grassroot Institute of Hawaii, broadcast on ThinkTech Hawaii’s YouTube channel. Topic: the Tax Foundation of Hawaii.