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Wednesday, November 3, 2021
Build Back Better? Hawaii Top Tax Rate to Hit 62.4%
By Tax Foundation @ 6:39 PM :: 1210 Views :: National News, Hawaii Statistics, Taxes

...A Tax Break for the Rich Could End up Being the Largest Part of the 'Build Back Better' Plan....

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Sunday, October 31, 2021
2021 State Business Tax Climate Index -- Hawaii 38th
By Tax Foundation @ 4:50 PM :: 1543 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Small Business, Taxes

... the Index is designed to show how well states structure their tax systems and provides a road map for improvement ....

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Thursday, July 1, 2021
Hawaii 3rd Highest Beer Tax in USA
By Tax Foundation @ 3:06 AM :: 1060 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Taxes

... Hawaii is 3rd-highest at $0.93 per gallon, just ahead of 4th place Kentucky .... 

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Thursday, June 24, 2021
How High Are Wine Taxes in Your State?
By Tax Foundation @ 4:34 AM :: 916 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Taxes

... Hawaii wine taxes are 14th highest in USA ....

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Thursday, June 3, 2021
Hawaii pension funds are only 55% funded
By Tax Foundation @ 4:45 AM :: 1277 Views :: Hawaii State Government, Hawaii Statistics

... Hawaii pension funds rank 42nd in USA ....

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Thursday, May 20, 2021
How Much Does Your State Collect in Property Taxes Per Capita?
By Tax Foundation @ 3:11 AM :: 1288 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Taxes

... Hawaii collects $1,258 per capita ....

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Wednesday, May 12, 2021
Hawaii GE Tax Highest In USA
By Tax Foundation @ 11:39 PM :: 1395 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Taxes

... In fiscal year (FY) 2018, the highest state sales tax collections per capita were found in Hawaii ($2,694) ....

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Wednesday, May 5, 2021
Hawaii Corporate Tax Costs Compared to 50 States
By Tax Foundation @ 11:42 PM :: 1382 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Taxes

... Manufacturing faces exceedingly high rates of taxation in Hawaii, but some other firms benefit from generous incentives, reducing tax costs or even yielding negative rates of tax ....

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Wednesday, April 28, 2021
Hawaii Individual Income Tax $1,711 per person
By Tax Foundation @ 6:47 PM :: 1471 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Taxes

... Hawaii 9th-Highest State and Local Individual Income Tax Collections Per Capita ....

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Saturday, April 24, 2021
Modernizing Rental Car and Peer-to-Peer Car Sharing Taxes for a Post-Pandemic Future
By Tax Foundation @ 6:21 PM :: 1477 Views :: Taxes, Tourism

... Hawaii’s Department of Taxation adopted rules in February 2021 to levy the state’s rental car tax onto peer-to-peer car sharing by interpreting car sharing platforms as being the lessor of the vehicles on the marketplace ....

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Wednesday, April 21, 2021
How Are Your State’s Roads Funded?
By Tax Foundation @ 8:07 PM :: 1218 Views :: Hawaii Statistics

... Hawaii 84.1% of State & Local Road Spending Covered by State & Local Tolls, User Fees, & User Taxes (8th highest percentage) ....

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Thursday, April 15, 2021
Hawaii State and Local Taxes $7,332 per person
By Tax Foundation @ 2:59 AM :: 1627 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Taxes

... Hawaii taxes 5th highest in USA ....

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Monday, April 5, 2021
Does ARPA Outlaw Hawaii Tech and Film Tax Credit Expansion?
By Tax Foundation @ 6:28 PM :: 1641 Views :: Hawaii State Government, Tax Credits, Taxes, COVID-19

"...Hawaii increased the cap on its film incentives and decoupled from federal restrictions on research and development tax credits...."

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Friday, March 12, 2021
Does the American Rescue Plan Ban State Tax Cuts?
By Tax Foundation @ 1:47 PM :: 1173 Views :: Taxes, COVID-19

... Some states have experienced meaningful revenue declines. But many don’t have losses to offset, so they would have to identify other ways to spend a large infusion of one-time money ....

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Friday, March 5, 2021
Federal COVID Aid: Hawaii Gets 143% of Losses
By Tax Foundation @ 7:47 PM :: 1400 Views :: Economy, Hawaii Statistics, COVID-19

... Under the American Rescue Plan Act, states would receive $195.3 billion in aid, divided according to each state’s share of national unemployed workers ....

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Monday, March 1, 2021
HB1314: Grabs TAT from Counties
By Tax Foundation @ 8:13 PM :: 1196 Views :: Taxes, Tourism

... Repeals the allocation of transient accommodations tax revenue to the counties ....

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Saturday, February 27, 2021
Hawaii Among States Taxing Forgiven PPP Loans
By Tax Foundation @ 7:36 PM :: 3454 Views :: Small Business, Taxes, COVID-19

... If policymakers wish to avoid imposing taxes on these small business lifelines  they need to act quickly, as tax deadlines are fast approaching ....

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Thursday, February 18, 2021
Sugar Tax Drives People to Drink
By Tax Foundation @ 11:38 PM :: 1232 Views :: Taxes

... A 2012 study at Cornell University found that, when faced with a new soda tax, many households reduced their soda consumption while purchasing an increased amount of beer ....

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Thursday, February 11, 2021
To What Extent Does Your State Rely on Individual Income Taxes?
By Tax Foundation @ 2:06 AM :: 1328 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Taxes

... 23.3% of Hawaii tax collections come from income taxes ....

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Monday, February 8, 2021
Comparing State Corporate Income Tax Rates
By Tax Foundation @ 4:16 AM :: 1549 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Small Business, Taxes

... Hawaii Corporate Income tax tops out at 6.4% .... 

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Thursday, January 28, 2021
Hawaii 9th-Most Reliant on Sales Taxes
By Tax Foundation @ 11:00 AM :: 1310 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Taxes

... 36.7% of State revenue comes from GE Tax ....

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Tuesday, December 29, 2020
Hawaii 4th-Highest Champagne Taxes in USA
By Tax Foundation @ 3:58 AM :: 1311 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Taxes

... if your festivities still include popping a bottle of bubbly, the champagne you toast with will be taxed ....

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Wednesday, December 16, 2020
Ranking State Unemployment Insurance Taxes
By Tax Foundation @ 9:10 PM :: 1682 Views :: Economy, Hawaii Statistics, Small Business, Taxes

... Hawaii ranks 25th ....

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Wednesday, November 11, 2020
Individual Income Taxes -- Hawaii Ranks 47th
By Tax Foundation @ 8:47 PM :: 1565 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Taxes

...Ranking Individual Income Taxes on the 2021 State Business Tax Climate Index....

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Wednesday, November 11, 2020
Corporate Income Taxes: Hawaii Ranks 18th
By Tax Foundation @ 1:33 AM :: 1538 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Small Business, Taxes

... Ranking Corporate Income Taxes on the 2021 State Business Tax Climate Index ....

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Friday, October 30, 2020
Hawaii Among Only Seven States to Tax Groceries
By Tax Foundation @ 12:59 AM :: 1750 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Taxes

...Tax Treatment of Groceries, Candy, and Soda Can Get Tricky....

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Saturday, October 24, 2020
State Business Tax Climate Index--Hawaii Ranks 37th
By Tax Foundation @ 3:18 AM :: 1366 Views :: Hawaii Statistics

... how different states' tax codes compare with the 18th edition of our State Business Tax Climate Index ....

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Tuesday, October 13, 2020
Does Your State Have a Throwback or Throwout Rule?
By Tax Foundation @ 9:33 PM :: 1634 Views :: Small Business, Taxes

... Hawaii has a throwback rule ....

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Friday, September 4, 2020
Death Tax: Hawaii Highest in USA
By Tax Foundation @ 4:24 AM :: 2598 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Taxes

...Hawaii and Washington State have the highest estate tax top rates in the nation at 20 percent....

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Sunday, August 30, 2020
Road Taxes: Hawaii Collects $125M More than it Spends
By Tax Foundation @ 12:11 AM :: 1913 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Taxes

...Almost every state spends more on highways than they collect in dedicated revenue from federal, state, and local sources. The only exceptions are Hawaii, Idaho, and Tennessee....

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Wednesday, August 19, 2020
Honolulu 4th Most Expensive Metro Area in USA
By Tax Foundation @ 9:07 PM :: 2859 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Cost of Living

...but the Big Island is much more affordable....

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Friday, August 7, 2020
$100 Worth Only $84.67 in Hawaii
By Tax Foundation @ 4:21 AM :: 2105 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Cost of Living

...What is the Real Value of $100 in Your State?....

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Saturday, August 1, 2020
Hawaii Gasoline Tax 6th Highest in USA
By Tax Foundation @ 9:19 PM :: 1878 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Taxes

... State and Local taxes add $0.4628 per gallon -- not counting GE Tax .... 

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Thursday, July 16, 2020
Hawaii has Fewest Pass-Through Businesses in USA--and 4th highest taxes
By Tax Foundation @ 7:23 PM :: 2068 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Small Business, Taxes

...Pass-through businesses, such as sole proprietorships, S corporations, and partnerships, make up a majority of businesses in the United States....

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Thursday, July 9, 2020
Hawaii GET Taxes 105 percent of the state’s personal income
By Tax Foundation @ 2:52 PM :: 2223 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Small Business, Taxes

...Hawaii has the broadest sales tax in the United States, but it taxes many products multiple times and, by one estimate, ultimately taxes 105 percent of the state’s personal income.  This base is far wider than the national median, where the sales tax applies to 34.25 percent of personal income....

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Tuesday, July 7, 2020
Hawaii 3rd-Highest Beer Taxes in USA
By Tax Foundation @ 5:08 AM :: 1736 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Taxes

“...Taxes are the single most expensive ingredient in beer, costing more than the labor and raw materials combined....”

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Friday, May 22, 2020
26 States Will Protect Businesses from COVID-19-Related Unemployment Tax Hikes--Hawaii isn't one of them
By Tax Foundation @ 11:44 PM :: 2892 Views :: Labor, Small Business, Taxes, COVID-19

...One way policymakers can help expedite their state’s economic recovery is by protecting employers from facing higher UI tax rates at a time when they can least afford to pay them....

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Wednesday, May 20, 2020
To What Extent Does Your State Rely on Sales Taxes?
By Tax Foundation @ 7:35 PM :: 1983 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Small Business, Taxes

...Hawaii is 9th at 36.6%....

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Wednesday, May 13, 2020
To What Extent Does Your State Rely on Individual Income Taxes?
By Tax Foundation @ 8:56 PM :: 1775 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Taxes

... 22.2% of Hawaii State tax receipts come from individual income taxes ....

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Saturday, May 9, 2020
How Solvent is Hawaii Unemployment Trust Fund?
By Tax Foundation @ 3:17 AM :: 2310 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Labor, Small Business, COVID-19

...A Visual Guide to Unemployment Benefit Claims....

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Friday, April 24, 2020
A 50-State Visual Guide to Unemployment Benefit Claims
By Tax Foundation @ 9:24 PM :: 2230 Views :: Economy, Hawaii Statistics, Labor

...another 4,267,395 people filed initial unemployment benefit claims during the week ending April 18, the second week of a decline in the rate of new claims, but still among the highest levels in U.S. history....

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Thursday, April 16, 2020
How Well-Funded Are Pension Plans in Your State?
By Tax Foundation @ 2:59 PM :: 2022 Views :: Hawaii State Government, Hawaii Statistics, Labor

...Hawaii pension plan only 55% funded ranks 43rd among states....

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Sunday, April 12, 2020
Hawaii 12.8% of Workforce on Unemployment
By Tax Foundation @ 4:46 AM :: 2148 Views :: Economy, Labor, COVID-19

...Hawaii Unemployment Comp funds will run out in 21 weeks....

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Friday, April 3, 2020
How Healthy is Your State’s Rainy Day Fund? -- Hawaii Ranks 39th
By Tax Foundation @ 2:05 AM :: 2024 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, COVID-19

...Hawaii has 4.8% of GDP in its 'Rainy Day Fund'  -- and now its raining....

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Friday, April 3, 2020
A Visual Guide to Unemployment Benefit Claims
By Tax Foundation @ 1:50 AM :: 2294 Views :: Economy, Hawaii Statistics, Labor, COVID-19

...8.9% of Hawaii's workforce was receiving or filing for unemployment as of March 28, 2020....

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Thursday, March 19, 2020
Hawaii GE Tax Takes $2431 per Capita -- 2nd Highest in USA
By Tax Foundation @ 12:03 AM :: 1752 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Taxes

...How Much Does Your State Collect in Sales Taxes per Capita?....

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Saturday, March 14, 2020
Hawaii Property Taxes per Capita--$1,236
By Tax Foundation @ 11:59 PM :: 2126 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Taxes

...How Much Does Your State Collect in Property Taxes per Capita?....

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Wednesday, March 4, 2020
How Much Does Your State Collect in Corporate Income Taxes per Capita?
By Tax Foundation @ 8:51 PM :: 2048 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Small Business, Taxes

...Hawaii collects $103 per person....

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Tuesday, February 25, 2020
Hawaii Grabs $1,471 Income Tax Per Capita
By Tax Foundation @ 6:15 PM :: 1937 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Taxes

...Hawaii Income Tax Take is 10th Highest in USA....

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Thursday, February 20, 2020
Hawaii 5th Highest Per Capita Tax Collections
By Tax Foundation @ 2:20 AM :: 1953 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Taxes

...Hawaii annual per capita tax collections are $6,640....

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