Laws & Taxes

Laws & Taxes

Homeowners with Exemptions Reminded to File State Tax Returns

The Department of Finance, Real Property Assessment Division, would like to remind homeowners that due to a change in requirements, those residents who have qualified for exemptions in the past must now file a state resident income tax form or risk being disqualified

Mayor Says No Property Tax Rate Increases Necessary for FY 2017

Citing higher property tax valuations this year, Maui Mayor Alan Arakawa said that he is proposing that the property tax rate in all categories remain flat this year, during his annual budget presentation before County Council members today.

GOVERNOR IGE SIGNS BILL SETTING 100 PERCENT RENEWABLE ENERGY GOAL IN POWER SECTOR

Gov. David Ige today signed into law four energy bills, including one that strengthens Hawaii’s commitment to clean energy by directing the state’s utilities to generate 100 percent of their electricity sales from renewable energy resources by 2045.

Real Property Tax Sale Set for Tuesday, May 19, 2015

The sale will auction off properties that have been delinquent for three or more years and have received their final notice of tax sale. The sale will be held at Kihei Community Center, located at 303 E. Lipoa Street in Kihei. Doors will open at 8:30 a.m., with the auction beginning at 9:30 a.m

Real property taxes are due soon

LĪHU‘E - July 19, 2014 - (RealEstateRama) -- County officials would like to remind Kaua‘i property owners that the first installment of real property taxes for the 2014-2015 tax year is due on Aug. 20

Real property taxes are due soon

LĪHU‘E - January 20, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- County officials would like to remind Kaua‘i property owners that the second installment of real property taxes for the 2013-2014 tax year is due on Feb.

Real property taxes are due soon

LĪHU‘E - July 23, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- County officials would like to remind Kaua‘i property owners that the first installment of real property taxes for the 2013-2014 tax year are due on Tuesday, Aug. 20.

Real property taxes are due soon

LĪHU‘E - January 18, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- County officials would like to remind Kaua‘i property owners that the second installment of real property taxes for the 2012-2013 tax year is due on Feb. 20.

More tax relief for eligible homeowners

LĪHU‘E, HI - December 23, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- County officials announced that more tax relief is now available for eligible homeowners. Prior changes in the Circuit Breaker and Home Exemption programs also resulted in savings to eligible property owners.

Changes in tax relief programs in effect; new deadline for tax appeals

LĪHU„E, HI - December 8, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- County officials announced that changes in two of the county‟s real property tax relief programs – the Circuit Breaker and Home Exemption programs – are now in effect.

Real property taxes are due soon

LĪHU‘E, HI - August 2, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- County officials would like to remind Kaua‘i property owners that the first installment of real property taxes for the 2011-2012 tax year is due on Aug. 20

Real property taxes are due soon

LĪHU‘E, HI - January 20, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- County officials would like to remind Kaua‘i property owners that the second installment of real property taxes for the 2010-2011 tax year is due on Feb. 20

Tax relief programs available for Kaua’i homeowners

LIHUE, HI - October 22, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- County officials are encouraging homeowners to take advantage of the county’s real property tax relief programs. “We want to remind everyone that there are a number of tax relief programs available to Kaua'i homeowners and urge them to apply for these programs,” said Director of Finance Wallace Rezentes, Jr

Realtor Sentence for Felony in Tax Case

HONOLULU, HI - August 5, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- Frank Diaz was sentenced on July 28, 2009 before Circuit Court Judge Derrick Chan for multiple tax violations. He pled guilty to all six counts in his criminal tax case which include one count of filing a false and fraudulent tax return for tax year 2006, three counts of failing to file his annual general excise returns for tax years 2003 through 2005 and two counts of failing to file his 2004 and 2005 individual income tax returns.

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Homeowners with Exemptions Reminded to File State Tax Returns

The Department of Finance, Real Property Assessment Division, would like to remind homeowners that due to a change in requirements, those residents who have qualified for exemptions in the past must now file a state resident income tax form or risk being disqualified