Hawaii Budget Primer

News Release from Hawai‘i Budget and Policy Center [powered by Hawaii Appleseed Center for Law and Economic Justice] Honolulu, HI, August 1, 2018 – Hawai‘i has a new resource to help make better budget and tax policy decisions, coming online … Read More

DHHL: Broken Promises

From BuildMoreHawaiianHomesWorkingGroup.org Prince Jonah Kuhio Kalanianaole authored an Act of Congress in 1921 that promised 203,000 acres of land to restore land and dignity to Native Hawaiians. Nearly 100 years later, only 9,700 homesteads have been opened and 44,000 Hawaiians … Read More

DOTAX Adopts Temporary Rule Granting Automatic Extensions

On January 3, 2018, the Department of Taxation issued Temporary Administrative Rules, effective January 10, 2018, making extensions for net income tax returns automatic for corporations, partnerships, estates, trusts, and other business entities.  Specifically, under the temporary rules (which are … Read More

Tax Appeal of Priceline.com, Inc. — The Documents

Several online travel companies engaged in protracted litigation against the Department of Taxation over whether and to what extent they are liable for Hawaii General Excise and Transient Accommodations Taxes on hotel accommodations that they sold to third parties on … Read More

Hawaii Tax Review Commission

What is the Tax Review Commission and why should you care? Article VII, section 3 of the Hawaii Constitution provides for it: There shall be a tax review commission, which shall be appointed as provided by law on or before … Read More

2015-2017 Hawaii Tax Review Commission

The Hawaii Tax Review Commission is called for in Article VII, section 3 of the Hawaii Constitution: Section 3.  There shall be a tax review commission, which shall be appointed as provided by law on or before July 1, 1980, and … Read More

 Give Aloha at Foodland to Help Us Raise Funds!

This Friday September 1, the Tax Foundation of Hawaii is participating in Give Aloha, Foodland’s Annual Community Matching Gifts Program.  This program honors Foodland’s founder, Maurice J. “Sully” Sullivan, and continues his legacy of giving back to the community.   How … Read More

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