Hawaii – HI Economic nexus: Solving online tax dodge

The Maui News TOM YAMACHIKA President of the Tax Foundation of Hawaii April 5, 2017 There has been some confusion recently about a bill now in our Legislature, SB 620, that would redefine how our general excise tax laws define Continue reading Hawaii – HI Economic nexus: Solving online tax dodge

Multi-State – Tax-Free No More: Amazon To Begin Collecting Sales Tax Nationwide On April 1

Forbes Kelly Phillips, Forbes Staff March 27, 2017 If you’ve been enjoying sales tax-free purchases online, get ready for a major change. Amazon will begin collecting sales taxes from all states with a sales tax as of April 1, 2017. Continue reading Multi-State – Tax-Free No More: Amazon To Begin Collecting Sales Tax Nationwide On April 1

Multi-State – Amazon to collect sales tax in most states beginning April 1

UPI Top News By Daniel Uria | March 25, 2017 at 2:35 PM Amazon will begin collecting sales taxes in Hawaii, Idaho, Maine and New Mexico. Already, the online retailer collects sales tax in 41 other states. Alaska, Delaware, Oregon, Continue reading Multi-State – Amazon to collect sales tax in most states beginning April 1

Hawaii – HI Hawaii bills would enforce tax collections on internet sales

The Daily Progress Feb 8, 2017 Updated 7 hrs ago HONOLULU (AP) — Hawaii lawmakers are considering several bills this year to begin collecting taxes on online sales of retail products. Rep. Isaac Choy estimated the move could bring in Continue reading Hawaii – HI Hawaii bills would enforce tax collections on internet sales

Hawaii – New Legislation Proposes Conforming to the Streamlined Sales and Use Tax Agreement

Salt Report 3565 – On January 23, 2015, new legislation was introduced to Hawaii’s Senate with the intention of implementing changes to Hawaii’s tax law that will allow Hawaii to participate in the national streamlined sales and use tax agreement. Continue reading Hawaii – New Legislation Proposes Conforming to the Streamlined Sales and Use Tax Agreement

Hawaii – Click-Through Nexus Bill Makes Progress

SALT Report 3299 – On March 4, 2014, the House of Representatives approved HB 1651, taking the bill one-step forward to becoming law. The bill will become effective July 1, 2030 if passed into law. HB 1651, requires “the collection Continue reading Hawaii – Click-Through Nexus Bill Makes Progress

Hawaii – Click-Through Legislation Introduced (HB 1651)

SALT Report 3229 – On January 17, 2014, Rep Isaac W. Choy introduced bill HB 1651.  The bill “requires the collection of use taxes by sellers of tangible personal property who enter into agreements under which a person in the Continue reading Hawaii – Click-Through Legislation Introduced (HB 1651)

Hawaii – Renewable Energy Exemption for Landlords and Lessors

SALT Report 2962 – The Hawaii Department of Taxation issued guidance regarding the passage of Senate Bill19, Laws 2013, which amended the definition of “public utility” to include landlords and lessors.  As a result, landlords or lessors who install renewable Continue reading Hawaii – Renewable Energy Exemption for Landlords and Lessors

Hawaii – Several General Excise Tax Exemptions Made Permanent

SALT Report 2857 – The Hawaii Department of Taxation issued guidance regarding recent legislation that made the temporary general excise tax exemptions for condominium common expenses paid by managers, sub-managers, and sub-operators and the exemption for hotel employee expenses paid Continue reading Hawaii – Several General Excise Tax Exemptions Made Permanent

Hawaii – Exemption for Professional Employer Organizations Amended

SALT Report 2856 – The Hawaii Department of Taxation issued guidance regarding Act 174, which amends and clarifies the eligibility requirements for the general excise tax exemption for Professional Employer Organizations. The Act amends section 237-24.75, Hawaii Revised Statutes, to Continue reading Hawaii – Exemption for Professional Employer Organizations Amended