Get Out, Evil! Stay In, Good Fortune!
At around this time of year, the Japanese celebrate a festival known as Setsubun. While there are regional variations on how to celebrate it, many of them involve roasted beans and an Oni, or demon. According to tradition, people in … Read More
Honolulu Civil Beat: Advocates Say It’s No Longer Whether Hawaii Should Charge A Green Fee, But How
Specifically, the Tax Foundation of Hawaii has previously argued that a state fee might violate the U.S. Constitution’s Privileges and Immunities Clause, which generally bars states from discriminating against the out-of-state citizens who visit there.
Pacific Business News: Wealth taxes coming to Hawaii?
Wealth taxes coming? “In a coordinated effort, lawmakers in seven states that collectively house about 60 percent of the nation’s wealth — California, Connecticut, Hawaii, Illinois, Maryland, New York, and Washington — are introducing wealth tax legislation this week,” warned … Read More
Hawaii Public Radio: Surveying Hawaiʻi tax code on the eve of the 2023 legislative session
On the eve of the 2023 legislative session, many tax proposals are on the horizon. The Conversation talked to Tom Yamachika, head of the Tax Foundation of Hawaii about some of the ideas. With inflation abounding and talk about a recession this year, … Read More
Hawaii Transportation Association Annual Conference
Tax Foundation of Hawaii President Tom Yamachika presents at the Hawaii Transportation Association Annual Conference held September 14-15, 2022 at the Waikiki Beach Marriott. Please contact the Tax Foundation office at (808) 536-4587 or email@example.com if you are interested in … Read More
2022 Annual Conference
In case you missed it, here is our 2022 Annual Conference, held September 6th. Thank you to Kam Napier of Pacific Business News for joining us!
This week, I’m going to do something a little different. I’m going to trot out an analysis that was done by one of my predecessors. Who and when will be revealed later. (My comments on how they relate to today’s … Read More