President Yamachika spoke with Jay Fidell on ThinkTech Hawaii about the ConCon in regards to the state budget. The recent debate and killing of the ballot measure have left many wondering how do we move forward and will this issue … Read More
The Hawaii Supreme Court on Friday invalidated a question on general election ballots asking voters whether they want to amend the Hawaii Constitution to allow the state to tax property in support of public education. The Tax Foundation joined the … Read More
The least wealthy income earners in Hawaii pay the second most in taxes of any state in the union, according to an analysis of tax systems across the country. President Yamachika gives his take. Click here to read the full … Read More
Tax Analysts published an article this week on the ongoing case involving SB 2922 and the possible upcoming November ballot measure. President Yamachika provides his thoughts on if the case will be settled prior to the election and how the … Read More
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Civil Beat recently held a forum at the Hawaiian Airlines corporate offices addressing the proposed constitutional amendment. Read the article here.
President Yamachika gives his take on what it means to file a petition for writ as the counties continue to challenge the upcoming ballot measure regarding the use of Real Property Tax revenues being used to add money to the … Read More
The proposed constitutional amendment is already one of the most contentious issues to go before voters in the 2018 election. Full article here on civilbeat.org.
If it is possible to have a passive-aggressive tax bill, the proposed state constitutional amendment aimed at funding public education may be it. Full article can be read here. Login required.
Tax Foundation of Hawaii President Tom Yamachika, questions whether the current Department of Education budget of nearly $2 billion would be reduced if voters approve the constitutional amendment to allow the legislator to assess a surcharge. You can read the … Read More