Taxpayer Advocate

Help is available!

The Taxpayer Advocate represents your voice at the Tax Department and will work to resolve your problem and protect your rights as a taxpayer.

Who can use this service?

The Taxpayer Advocate helps taxpayers where:

  • Taxpayers still have unresolved State tax problems after exhausting all appropriate avenues of resolution;
  • Taxpayers believe his or her rights have been abridged;
  • Taxpayers are not looking for an alternative to the formal appeals process or established departmental procedures; and
  • Taxpayers are not seeking legal or technical tax advice or determinations.

For more information read Taxpayer Advocacy Program FAQs.

How to contact us?

Taxpayer Advocate: Jaysen Y. Morikami
Mailing Address: Department of Taxation
Taxpayer Advocate Office
P.O. Box 259
Honolulu, HI 96809-0259
Telephone Number: (808) 587-1791
Fax Number: (808) 587-1560
Email: Taxpayer.Advocate@hawaii.gov

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