October 2018

September 2018

June 2018

SCOTUS Opens Door to E-Commerce Tax Equity


States can now require on-line and mail-order sellers to collect and remit taxes on sales to their state residents, according to the long-awaited Supreme Court verdict on South Dakota v Wayfair, Inc. (June 21, 2018). Here in Hawai‘i, our Tax Review Commission has been highlighting the need for legal authority to recoup taxes on e-commerce

March 2018

Effects of Federal Tax Cuts in Hawai‘i: Correcting the Record


The Department of Business, Economic Development and Tourism (DBEDT) recently released a report, “The Impact of the Federal Tax Cut and Jobs Act (TCJA) on Hawaii Households,” which analyzed the effects of the new federal tax law on Hawai‘i households in 2018. This report, which was featured in an article in the Honolulu Star-Advertiser, concluded