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Hawaii lawmakers are proposing a carbon tax to replace the barrel tax.
When the Hawaii Legislature is in session it’s always best to brace oneself for more tax proposals.
It’s unfortunate that they do, because that makes it easy to lose track of where our money goes.
No government official has the authority to create a fiefdom unaccountable to the rest of government.
If you buy from a business that must pay the GET, you don’t have to also pay the use tax on purchases.
The report should be shared with law enforcement authorities to see whether any of the conduct rises to the criminal level.
A new study’s methodology is skewered, but our cost of living in general and housing in particular are certainly out of reach for many.
Updated 12/16/19: Bill 55 would classify bed and breakfast homes and similar units as “hotels and resorts” for property tax purposes.
Air and ground travel industries would then compete on a more level playing field, helping consumers.