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Sunday, February 8, 2015
HB1307: Fair Taxation?
By Tom Yamachika @ 4:01 AM :: 5382 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Taxes

...HB1307, introduced by Rep Kaniela Ing, raises income taxes on middle class families by 12%....

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Friday, February 6, 2015
Obama Budget would Increase Top Marginal Capital Gains Tax Rate in Hawaii to 35.8%--#2 in USA
By Selected News Articles @ 3:00 PM :: 4687 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Taxes

The President’s budget has a proposed increase in the federal capital gains tax rate....

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Thursday, February 5, 2015
Obama's Budget: One Trillion Dollars of New Taxes
By NCPA @ 3:43 PM :: 5351 Views :: National News, Taxes

Here are five Obama tax proposals that make no sense....

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Thursday, February 5, 2015
Hawaii Supreme Court Could Sock Expedia for $626M in Hotel Taxes
By Selected News Articles @ 3:34 PM :: 4998 Views :: Taxes, Tourism

...In coming weeks, Hawaii’s Supreme Court is expected to hand down a decision....

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Thursday, February 5, 2015
Hawaii Personal Income Taxes: "Highest Dollar Amount of Any State"
By Selected News Articles @ 3:12 PM :: 5115 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Taxes

...A single filer earning Hawaii's median income of $61,408 can expect to pay $4,043.88 in state income taxes, the highest dollar amount of any state, or 6.59% of his income....

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Thursday, February 5, 2015
Tax Rate 50.4% on Small Business Income, Hawaii #2 in USA
By Selected News Articles @ 2:04 PM :: 5710 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Taxes

Sole proprietorships, S corporations, limited liability companies (LLCs)....

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Wednesday, February 4, 2015
SB946: Repeal GE Tax on intermediary business transactions.
By Grassroot Institute @ 9:51 PM :: 4767 Views :: Small Business, Taxes

...the state is frequently singled out as having one of the most burdensome tax systems in the nation....

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Wednesday, February 4, 2015
SB958: Repeal Corporate Income Tax
By Grassroot Institute @ 9:46 PM :: 5235 Views :: Small Business, Taxes

...it is necessary to take bold action and embrace policies that improve the state’s business climate....

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Monday, February 2, 2015
SB946/SB958: Cut Business GE Tax and Business Income Tax
By Sen. Sam Slom @ 10:56 PM :: 4707 Views :: Small Business, Taxes

Wednesday, February 4, 2015 at 2:45pm at the Capitol Building, Room 016....

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Sunday, February 1, 2015
Source Shifting
By Tom Yamachika @ 4:01 AM :: 4090 Views :: Taxes

All state income tax systems in the United States, including ours, have a set of rules that are used to figure out which state has the primary right to tax income....

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Wednesday, January 28, 2015
7 issues to analyze in the 2015 Hawaii legislature
By Rachelle Chang @ 6:32 PM :: 6049 Views :: Hawaii State Government, Rail, Taxes
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Wednesday, January 28, 2015
Tax Foundation: Hawaii Failing Small Businesses on Depreciation
By Selected News Articles @ 12:49 PM :: 5275 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Taxes

...Correcting this problem and allowing businesses to deduct the full cost in the first year is known as “full expensing”....

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Sunday, January 25, 2015
How Progressive Is Our System?
By Tom Yamachika @ 4:01 AM :: 5554 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Taxes

...the Institute on Taxation and Economic Policy (ITEP) has released a report. ranking the states in terms of how progressive their tax systems are....

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Saturday, January 24, 2015
Protest Rail Tax Hike Monday Jan 26
By News Release @ 4:38 PM :: 6021 Views :: Honolulu County, Rail, Taxes

Monday, Jan 26, 2015, hearing starts at 2:30pm, State Capitol Auditorium

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Sunday, January 18, 2015
The Ten Percent Solution
By Tom Yamachika @ 4:01 AM :: 4693 Views :: Taxes

The state has been draining money out of the rail surcharge. Lots of money....

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Wednesday, January 14, 2015
Going forward and looking back at the Honolulu City Council
By Rachelle Chang @ 11:11 PM :: 7037 Views :: Honolulu County, Rail, Taxes

...keeping the Oahu half-percent rail surcharge in place will only encourage lawmakers to increase the surcharge whenever there is a rail transit shortfall....

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Wednesday, January 14, 2015
Hawaii Second Highest Taxes on the Poor
By News Release @ 9:00 PM :: 5899 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Taxes

Hawaii's Effective 13.4% rate of taxation on the poorest 20% is second only to Washington State....

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Wednesday, January 14, 2015
Hawaii Senate Minority announces legislative agenda for 2015
By News Release @ 6:50 PM :: 10152 Views :: Education K-12, Energy, Economy, Health Care, Taxes, Cost of Living

Top concerns include the state economy, education, the Hawaii Health Connector, oversight of the Public Utilities Commission in light of the Hawaiian Electric Industries/NextEra merger, and positively affecting the cost of living for Hawaii residents....

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Monday, January 5, 2015
No Health Benefit from Cigarette Tax Hikes
By NCPA @ 11:42 AM :: 5350 Views :: Health Care, Taxes

Smokers earning less than $30,000 annually spent 14.2 percent of their income on cigarettes....

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Monday, January 5, 2015
Kelii Akina Interviews Kalbert Young on Hawaii Government Financial Condition
By Grassroot Institute @ 2:00 AM :: 4797 Views :: Hawaii State Government, Taxes

Host Keli'i Akina speaks with Kalbert Young (outgoing Director of Finance, State of Hawaii) about the current financial conditions of the state of Hawaii....

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Sunday, January 4, 2015
Lottery as the Most Practical Path to Wealth?
By Tom Yamachika @ 4:01 AM :: 5926 Views :: Gambling, Taxes

...In 2005, a survey asked a sample of 1,000 adult Americans what would be the most practical way for them to accumulate several hundred thousand dollars....

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Friday, January 2, 2015
Auditor: State Policies Create Barrier to Glass Recycling
By Hawaii State Auditor @ 4:58 PM :: 8440 Views :: Environment, Small Business, Tax Credits, Taxes

...the interaction between the advance disposal fee (ADF) and the deposit beverage container (DBC) programs creates inefficiencies in the recycling or down-cycling of glass....

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Tuesday, December 30, 2014
Auditor: Unclear What Glass Recycling Program is Supposed to Accomplish
By Hawaii State Auditor @ 9:51 PM :: 8569 Views :: Environment, Ethics, Tax Credits, Taxes

Where the 'Recycled' Glass Goes? -- Busted: Hee Family Tied to Massive Waste Dumping Scheme....

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Sunday, December 28, 2014
Hawaii GET: Another Perspective
By Tom Yamachika @ 4:01 AM :: 4261 Views :: Taxes

...“policy measures and costs impacting small business and entrepreneurship.”....

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Saturday, December 27, 2014
Eight Tax Hikes Proposed for Hawaii
By Andrew Walden @ 5:25 PM :: 7628 Views :: Taxes
"Sometimes things happen" -- Gov David Ige on tax increases, December 22, 2014
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Tuesday, December 23, 2014
Single Payer Collapses in Vermont--Is David Ige Listening?
By Selected News Articles @ 3:09 PM :: 5634 Views :: Health Care, Taxes

Then-Senator David Ige was a key supporter of the universal coverage plan in 2009, but whether he’ll pick up the cause as Governor is unclear....

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Monday, December 22, 2014
Full Text: Ige Sends Budget to Legislature
By News Release @ 11:25 PM :: 5184 Views :: Hawaii State Government, Taxes

"We will spend public funds wisely to avoid raising taxes."

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Sunday, December 21, 2014
London Mayor’s Unpaid Tax Bill
By Tom Yamachika @ 4:01 AM :: 4417 Views :: Taxes

Recently he made news by publicly saying he absolutely won’t pay his U.S. taxes....

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Friday, December 19, 2014
HART: ‘Begin the discussion now of extending the existing half-percent GET surcharge’
By News Release @ 4:17 PM :: 4718 Views :: Rail, Taxes

The Honolulu Authority for Rapid Transportation (HART) announced several steps to explore new revenue sources in an effort to worsen your financial challenges....

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Friday, December 19, 2014
Policy Talk: New Governor and His Agenda
By Grassroot Institute @ 3:46 AM :: 6132 Views :: Hawaii State Government, Taxes

...Grassroot Institute of Hawaii discusses the proposed 11-point action plan of the new governor of Hawaii, David Ige....

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Tuesday, December 16, 2014
Tax Hike: City Chooses to Boost Property Assessments 7.1%
By News Release @ 4:06 PM :: 4644 Views :: Honolulu County, Taxes

The city has prepared the real property assessment notices for 2015, and the total assessed valuation of all taxable real property on Oahu has increased from $200.74 billion to $214.90 billion....

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Monday, December 15, 2014
Unemployment Insurance Rates Drop 22%
By News Release @ 8:50 PM :: 6080 Views :: Labor, Small Business, Taxes

...resulting in employers paying $50 million less in taxes, or $100 less per employee on average for 2015....

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Sunday, December 14, 2014
A Cliff in Hawaii Income Tax, Too
By Tom Yamachika @ 5:01 AM :: 4156 Views :: Taxes

...when a Hawaii taxpayer reaches $200,000 in federal adjusted gross income, a number of bad things happen that, in total, can result in a marginal tax rate of 367,100% on that last dollar....

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Sunday, December 7, 2014
End Run Around Nexus
By Tom Yamachika @ 4:01 AM :: 4385 Views :: Taxes

We continue our series of pending U.S. Supreme Court cases....

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Friday, December 5, 2014
Ige's Commitment: 'No Hidden Agendas, Avoid Raising Taxes'
By News Release @ 5:22 AM :: 6511 Views :: Ethics, Hawaii State Government, Politicians, Taxes

"We will spend public funds thoughtfully and without waste to avoid raising taxes...."

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Tuesday, November 25, 2014
Hawaii Taxes on Poverty-Level Income 2nd Highest in USA
By Selected News Articles @ 9:25 PM :: 5261 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Taxes

...Hawaii income taxes cost a single parent of two children $272 at poverty level....

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Sunday, November 23, 2014
Who’s the Boss, Anyway?
By Tom Yamachika @ 4:01 AM :: 4312 Views :: Taxes

Under the TBOR, tax increases and significant government borrowing had to be presented to the voters before they could take effect....

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Thursday, November 20, 2014
CATO: Abercrombie Boosted Spending $900M
By Selected News Articles @ 7:48 PM :: 5762 Views :: Hawaii State Government, Hawaii Statistics, Taxes

...Hawaii taxpayers can now breathe easier because he was defeated in the Democratic primary....

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Sunday, November 16, 2014
The 2015 State Business Tax Climate Index
By Tom Yamachika @ 6:01 AM :: 5033 Views :: Small Business, Taxes

The Tax Foundation just released its 2015 State Business Tax Climate Index....

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Wednesday, November 12, 2014
Forbes: Hawaii Ranks 45th for Business, Careers
By Selected News Articles @ 3:15 PM :: 5639 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Small Business, Taxes

Hawaii has one of the most onerous business tax situations. Another drawback: the highest cost of living....

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Saturday, November 8, 2014
Operating Loss? How Hawaii Corporate Income Taxes Compare
By Selected News Articles @ 2:56 AM :: 6587 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Small Business, Taxes

When businesses suffer losses in a calendar year, well-structured corporate tax codes allow them to deduct those losses against previous or future tax returns....

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Sunday, November 2, 2014
The Great Pension Debate
By Tom Yamachika @ 4:01 AM :: 5230 Views :: Hawaii State Government, Taxes

Other states don’t have anything like these exceptions....

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Saturday, November 1, 2014
No New Taxes? Ige Refuses to Answer Questions About Broken Promise
By News Release @ 2:30 PM :: 5454 Views :: Politicians, Taxes

Ige comes under increasing scrutiny for supporting tax hikes while misleading attacks on Duke Aiona fall apart....

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Friday, October 31, 2014
Photo: Ige's Broken No New Taxes Pledge
By News Release @ 4:04 PM :: 6570 Views :: Politicians, Taxes

Why did David Ige sign Grover Norquist's pledge not to raise taxes only to break it later? He's not the only one....

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Thursday, October 30, 2014
No New Taxes? Ige Broke Promise
By News Release @ 5:49 PM :: 6342 Views :: Politicians, Taxes

David Ige Once Promised Hawaii Taxpayers He Wouldn't Raise Their Taxes, Then Promptly Broke It....

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Thursday, October 30, 2014
Fact: Takai Voted for Pension Tax Twice
By Rep Barbara Marumoto @ 5:35 PM :: 6343 Views :: Politicians, Taxes

Takai actually ran a TV commercial claiming he opposed the pension tax “every time.”  This is false and Takai knows it....

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Wednesday, October 29, 2014
Schatz Proposes 66% Tax Rate for Self-Employed
By News Release @ 8:47 PM :: 6429 Views :: Politicians, Taxes

...a tax that has been described as the largest tax increase in U.S. history....

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Tuesday, October 28, 2014
Ige Was For Pension Taxes Before He Was Against Them
By News Release @ 7:02 PM :: 4480 Views :: Taxes

...yes I did look at the pension tax as an option. I did look at raising the GET tax....

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Tuesday, October 28, 2014
Djou Hits Takai on Pension Tax in Latest Commercial
By Video @ 6:55 PM :: 5276 Views :: Politicians, Taxes

Takai voted to raid the state retirement fund and to institute a pension tax....

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Tuesday, October 28, 2014
Hawaii Ranks 30th on Business Taxes
By News Release @ 6:19 PM :: 5168 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Taxes

...the State Business Tax Climate Index, released this morning by the nonpartisan Tax Foundation....

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