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Motorists will soon begin seeing an increase in their State motor vehicle registration charges as the result of a new State law. 

The new law passed by the State Legislature this year increases State weight tax rates from .75 cents per pound to 1.75 cents per pound for vehicles that are 4,000 pounds or less.

State increases in weight tax, registration fee take effect

Motorists will soon begin seeing an increase in their State motor vehicle registration charges as the result of a new State law. The new law passed by the State Legislature this year increases State weight tax rates from .75 cents per pound to 1.75 cents per pound for vehicles that are 4,000 pounds or less.

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Any taxpayer who experienced destruction or damage to their real property from the March 11 tsunami should file a claim for remission of real property taxes, Mayor Billy Kenoi announced.

The deadline for filing this claim for tax relief is June 30, 2011, but taxpayers should file their claims as soon as possible.

Tax relief offered to property owners who suffered tsunami damage

Any taxpayer who experienced destruction or damage to their real property from the March 11 tsunami should file a claim for remission of real property taxes, Mayor Billy Kenoi announced. The deadline for filing this claim for tax relief is June 30, 2011, but taxpayers should file their claims as soon as possible.

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Free tax help available across island

Free tax help available across island

MEDIA RELEASE More than 12,000 free tax preparation sites will be open nationwide this year as the Internal Revenue Service continues to expand its partnerships with nonprofit and community organizations providing vital tax preparation services for low- to moderate-income and elderly taxpayers. The IRS Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) Program offers free tax help to […]

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As a result of improving tax revenue collections for the first 10 months of the current fiscal year, Governor Linda Lingle today announced the Department of Taxation will immediately begin issuing state income tax refunds that were processed during the months of January and February.  The total estimated refunds for taxpayers who filed during this period is approximately $125 million, which represents 60 percent of the $207 million claims to date.  An estimated 143,000 of the 331,000 tax filers – 43 percent – will receive refunds.

State to begin issuing tax refunds

As a result of improving tax revenue collections for the first 10 months of the current fiscal year, Governor Linda Lingle today announced the Department of Taxation will immediately begin issuing state income tax refunds that were processed during the months of January and February. The total estimated refunds for taxpayers who filed during this […]

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Governor Linda Lingle today signed a new law that will lower unemployment insurance (UI) taxes paid by all employers.  Act 2 (HB2169 HD2) will save businesses an estimated $77 million in unemployment insurance tax payments over the next four years.

Governor Lingle signs bill to lower employer’s unemployment insurance taxes

Governor Linda Lingle today signed a new law that will lower unemployment insurance (UI) taxes paid by all employers. Act 2 (HB2169 HD2) will save businesses an estimated $77 million in unemployment insurance tax payments over the next four years.

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Big Island site listings for free tax help

Big Island site listings for free tax help

MEDIA RELEASE Do you need help with your income tax return? You may want to visit a volunteer site. Trained community volunteers can help you with some tax credits for which you may qualify. And, this help is absolutely free. This program offers help with preparation of basic Federal and Hawaii State income tax returns […]

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County alters fee for delinquent weight tax payment

County alters fee for delinquent weight tax payment

MEDIA RELEASE The County of Hawai‘i is changing the way it charges a fee for delinquent payment of the vehicle weight tax. Effective August 1, 2009, any vehicle weight tax imposed by Hawaii County Code section 24-17 for any year and not paid when due, shall become delinquent and a penalty of $8.00 for vehicles […]

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Governor Lingle vetoes online tax bill

Governor Lingle vetoes online tax bill

MEDIA RELEASE HONOLULU – Governor Linda Lingle vetoed HB 1405 today because this legislation has immediate and adverse consequences for residents and businesses of Hawai‘i. This legislation would place Hawai‘i companies at a competitive disadvantage. As a consequence of this bill, Hawai‘i businesses would no longer be able to receive commissions for advertisements on their […]

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Overstock.com follows Amazon.com's lead, cuts Hawaii affliates out

Overstock.com follows Amazon.com’s lead, cuts Hawaii affliates out

MEDIA RELEASE SALT LAKE CITY, July 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ — Overstock.com, Inc. (Nasdaq: OSTK) today sent notices to all of its affiliate advertisers in California, Hawaii, North Carolina and Rhode Island that it is dropping their services owing to eminent passage of laws requiring internet retailers to collect taxes if they have local affiliate advertisers. In […]

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Amazon.com closes associates accounts for Hawaii residents

Amazon.com closes associates accounts for Hawaii residents

Baron Sekiya/Hawaii247.com Internet retail giant Amazon.com closed the associate accounts of Hawaii residents as of Tuesday, June 30, in reaction to House Bill 1405, which would collect taxes on all sales to Hawaii-based customers should the associates program continue. House Bill 1405 takes effect Wednesday, July 1. Amazon.com has urged associates affiliated with the company, or its sister […]

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State tax returns due today, April 20th

Curbside Drop-Off Service for Last Minute Filers on O’ahu Discontinued This Year Honolulu –The Department of Taxation is reminding Hawai’i taxpayers that the deadline to file State individual income tax returns will be Monday, April 20, 2009. Starting this year, the department will not offer curbside drop-off service after regular business hours on that day, […]

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