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​This Week’s Testimony from Grassroot Institute
By Grassroot Institute @ 12:00 PM :: 2331 Views :: Small Business, Taxes, Tourism

This Week’s Testimony from Grassroot Institute

from Grassroot Institute, April 8, 2023

Testimonies submitted to the state Legislature by the Grassroot Institute of Hawaii during the past week include:

>> SB1522 SD2 HD1: Rhetorical facelift won’t fix HTA problems

>> HB522 HD1: Protect electronic communication even in crises

>> HB676 HD1 SD1: Land-use reform proposal too ambiguous, narrow

>> HB719 HD1 SD1: Don’t ruin good bill with transparency exception

>> HB1375 HD3 SD1: Renaming HTA won’t make meaningful difference

>> HB954 HD2: Indexing state income tax to inflation would prevent upward bracket creep

>> SB1437 SD1 HD1: Authorizing ‘pass-through entity’ taxation would help Hawaii business

>> SB674 SD1 HD1: Joining interstate compact for doctors would improve healthcare access

Meanwhile, at the Honolulu City Council …

>> Bill 21 (2023): Council should update building code to allow more ‘adaptive reuse’ projects

>> Bill 6 (2023): Third-party reviewers and self-certification could slash permit backlog

>> Bill 31 (2022): Not best choice for expanding property tax credit

>> Bill 38 (2022): Expand eligibility for property tax ‘circuit breakers’

>> Bill 56 (2022) CD1: Allow more home improvement projects to proceed without permits

>> Bill 9 (2023): Give budget director more leeway to settle tax claims

>> Bill 40 (2022): Protect homeowners by increasing property tax exemption

>> Bill 37 (2022): County should increase income eligibility for real property tax credit

And on Maui …

>> Proposed Fiscal Year 2024 Budget: Maui County should budget tax relief for all property owners


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