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Wednesday, November 11, 2020
Individual Income Taxes -- Hawaii Ranks 47th
By Tax Foundation @ 8:47 PM :: 588 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 :: 431 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 :: 892 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 :: 626 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 :: 727 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 :: 1631 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 :: 1152 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 :: 1748 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 :: 1274 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 :: 1017 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 :: 1049 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 :: 1156 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 :: 967 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 :: 1618 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 :: 999 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 :: 1021 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 :: 1202 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 :: 1211 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 :: 1138 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 :: 1273 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 :: 1171 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 :: 1116 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 :: 971 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 :: 1299 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 :: 1184 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 :: 1091 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 :: 1240 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Taxes

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

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Wednesday, February 12, 2020
No State Gets Less Federal Aid Than Hawaii
By Tax Foundation @ 8:13 PM :: 1399 Views :: Hawaii State Government, Hawaii Statistics

...Federal aid is allocated to states for a variety of purposes, primarily to supplement state funding for programs or projects deemed to be of national interest, such as Medicaid payments, education funding assistance, infrastructure assistance, and more....

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Wednesday, February 12, 2020
Hawaii Income Tax 2nd Highest in USA
By Tax Foundation @ 12:58 AM :: 1698 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Taxes

...Hawaii individual income tax tops out at 11%....

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Friday, January 17, 2020
Hawaii GE Tax Hits 105.29% of Personal Income
By Tax Foundation @ 4:33 PM :: 1557 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Rail, Taxes

...The sales tax in Hawaii has a broad base that include many business-to-business services....

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Saturday, December 28, 2019
Hawaii 5th Highest Champagne Taxes in USA
By Tax Foundation @ 10:01 AM :: 1193 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Taxes

...Hawaii taxes champagne at the rate of $2.12 per gallon--5th highest in USA....

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Sunday, December 22, 2019
Hawaii: State Tax Changes for 2020
By Tax Foundation @ 2:11 AM :: 1775 Views :: Small Business, Taxes

...State tax hikes taking effect January 1, 2020....

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Friday, December 20, 2019
Hawaii Unemployment Insurance System Ranks 28th in USA
By Tax Foundation @ 10:28 AM :: 1773 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Labor, Small Business

...Well-designed UI tax systems emphasize greater stability and predictability....

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Saturday, December 14, 2019
Ranking Property Taxes on the 2020 State Business Tax Climate Index
By Tax Foundation @ 11:53 PM :: 1940 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Small Business, Taxes

...the property tax component of the 2020 State Business Tax Climate Index....

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Thursday, October 31, 2019
Hawaii Among Only 7 States to Tax Groceries at Full Rate
By Tax Foundation @ 3:40 PM :: 2186 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Taxes

...How Does Your State Treat Groceries, Candy, and Soda?....

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Wednesday, October 23, 2019
State Business Tax Climate Index--Hawaii Drops from 26th to 37th
By Tax Foundation @ 6:02 PM :: 1790 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Taxes

...Hawaii ranks 37th on business tax climate, down 11 places since it re-imposed 3 'temporary' income tax brackets—with a top rate of 11%—and rolled back estate tax reforms....

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Friday, October 18, 2019
Hawaii Death Tax Will Soon be Tied for #1
By Tax Foundation @ 4:21 AM :: 2442 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Small Business, Taxes

...Washington State’s 20 percent rate is the highest estate tax rate in the nation, although Hawaii is set to increase its top rate to 20 percent effective January 1, 2020....

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Friday, September 13, 2019
Road Fees and Taxes: Nobody Pays More than Hawaii Drivers
By Tax Foundation @ 3:26 AM :: 1864 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Taxes

...the amount of state and local road spending covered by gas taxes, tolls, user fees, and user taxes varies widely among states. It ranges from only 6.9 percent in Alaska to 71 percent in Hawaii....

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Wednesday, September 4, 2019
Hawaii 'Throwback Rule' Keeps Business Out
By Tax Foundation @ 11:19 PM :: 1977 Views :: Small Business, Taxes

...Throwback rules can yield exceedingly high and often uncompetitive levels of taxation for some businesses, to the point that the outmigration they generate can more than offset any revenue gains from taxing “nowhere income.”....

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Thursday, August 29, 2019
Hawaii: $100 goes a lot further on Sister Isles
By Tax Foundation @ 6:45 PM :: 1785 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Cost of Living

Metropolitan Area --Real Value of $100

  • 4th Lowest in USA -- Urban Honolulu, HI -- $80.19
  • Maui County $93.20
  • Kauai and Hawaii Counties – $99.50
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Wednesday, August 14, 2019
Hawaii: $100 Worth Only $84
By Tax Foundation @ 6:50 PM :: 2455 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Cost of Living

... $100 is effectively worth the least in Hawaii ($84.39) ....

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Wednesday, July 31, 2019
Hawaii 5th-Highest Gasoline Taxes
By Tax Foundation @ 11:19 PM :: 1777 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Taxes

...State Gasoline Tax Rates as of July 2019....

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Thursday, July 18, 2019
Hawaii Pension Funds Only 55% Funded
By Tax Foundation @ 4:50 PM :: 2808 Views :: Hawaii State Government, Hawaii Statistics, Labor

...How Well-Funded are Pension Plans in Your State?....

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Sunday, July 14, 2019
Hawaii GE Tax Hits 105.29% of Personal Income
By Tax Foundation @ 4:55 PM :: 2216 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Taxes

...Hawaii has the broadest sales tax in the United States, but it taxes many products multiple times....

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Friday, June 21, 2019
How High Are Spirits Taxes in Your State?
By Tax Foundation @ 10:24 PM :: 1990 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Taxes

... Hawaii taxes distilled spirits at $5.98 per gallon ....

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Friday, June 14, 2019
How High Are Wine Taxes in Your State?
By Tax Foundation @ 12:23 PM :: 1919 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Taxes

...Hawaii taxes wine at $1.38/gallon, 14th highest in USA....

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Friday, June 7, 2019
Hawaii 3rd Highest Beer Taxes in USA
By Tax Foundation @ 7:10 PM :: 2649 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Taxes

... Hawaii imposes $0.93 tax per gallon of beer ....

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Thursday, May 30, 2019
To What Extent Does Your State Rely on Individual Income Taxes?
By Tax Foundation @ 3:26 AM :: 2093 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Taxes

... Hawaii derives 22.9% of tax revenue from individual income taxes .... 

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Wednesday, May 22, 2019
To What Extent Does Your State Rely on Sales Taxes?
By Tax Foundation @ 6:21 PM :: 2035 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Taxes

... the GE Tax accounts for 37.2% of State revenue, Hawaii ranks 9th most dependent....

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Saturday, May 11, 2019
State Corporate Income Taxes Increase Tax Burden on Corporate Profits
By Tax Foundation @ 6:23 PM :: 2637 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Small Business, Taxes

... Hawaii: Combined State-Federal Corporate Income Tax Rate 26.1% ....

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