The Hawaii State Tax Watch Doggie told me that he can convince me that tax cuts for everyone, such as some of the bold cuts that Governor Green is proposing, are not advisable for us today. (Actually, he can’t really … Read More
Honolulu, just like most of the other neighbor Island counties, has passed a 3% addition to the Transient Accommodations Tax (TAT).
It had to.
Once upon a time there were some property developers on Oahu. They thought that agricultural development would be a good thing. There were lots of tax incentives associated with agricultural development. Then they got the idea that putting some solar … Read More
Recently, the Honolulu City Council has taken up the idea of imposing a different tax rate for residences that are vacant. The idea is contained in Bill 76 (2020), a bill that started off last year, was referred to the … Read More
Can this Even be Enforced. The host for this show is Jay Fidell. The guest is Tom Yamachika. Recently, the Honolulu City Council has taken up the idea of imposing a different tax rate for residences that are vacant. … Read More
This week we are taking up as a new and noteworthy development Bill 17 being considered by the Honolulu City Council. That bill would give the city’s Department of Planning and Permitting a clear pathway to enforcing fines that the … Read More