State of Hawaii

Department of Taxation

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What’s New

News Releases

Hawaiʻi Department of Taxation Warns Taxpayers Regarding “Distraint Warrant” and Other Scams
  HONOLULU – The Hawaiʻi Department of Taxation (Department) is cautioning taxpayers about recent activity in Hawaiʻi involving tax-related scams, including phishing attempts in the form of text messages, mailed letters, social media messages, or emails.

Act 115 Refund

Act 115 Refund Information

The 2022 Hawaii State Legislature passed S.B. 514 which provides a refund for resident taxpayers who file their 2021 individual tax return (Form N-11) on or before December 31, 2022. Governor David Y. Ige approved this measure on June 22, 2022 and it became Act 115, Session Laws of Hawaii 2022. The amount of the refund is $100 or $300 per exemption (person) depending on the taxpayer’s federal adjusted gross income and filing status. Please see Tax Announcement 2022-03 for more details.

Act 115 Refund Distribution Status

Act 115 refunds have been distributed to all eligible taxpayers whose 2021 Hawaiʻi individual tax returns were processed and verified by the Department of Taxation.

Please email [email protected] if you filed your 2021 individual income tax return before the Dec 31, 2022 and have not received a refund six weeks after filing your return.

For more information, view the Act 115 Refund page.

Loan-Out Company General Excise Tax (GET) Withholding Payment

To see step-by step instructions on how to pay a Loan-Out Company General Excise Tax (GET) withholding payment on Hawaiʻi Tax Online, click on the “E-Services” tab above and access a Powerpoint presentation in the “Other Resources” section at the bottom of the E-Services page.

To make a Loan-Out Company General Excise Tax (GET) withholding payment click on the “E-Services” tab above and click on the link Sign-in into your HTO account, select “More…” tab, under “Payments & Returns” tile, select “Manage Loan-out Payments (Film Credit),” or under the “Payment” tile, click on the link “Make a Loan-out Payment (Film Credit)”.

tax license search

Use this page to search for your Hawaii Tax license(s) and status(es).

report tax violations

To ensure that all sectors of Hawaii’s economy, especially those that transact business in cash, pay their fair share of taxes; and to prevent, through enforcement and deterrence, the shortchanging of those that comply with Hawaii tax laws.

online certificate of vendor compliance (hce)

Expedites your ability to furnish proof of compliance with the requirements of 103D-310(c), HRS

Where’s My Refund

Use this page to check your refund status.

Protect Your Information

Have you received a suspicious letter or email claiming to be from the Department of Taxation? Helpful tips and reminders to prevent you from getting scammed and to protect your information.


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