State of Hawaii

Department of Taxation

File and pay your taxes online

The Department of Taxation (DOTAX) has many electronic services (e-services) that allow you to self-serve on Hawaii Tax Online

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To use this search feature, simply type what information you’re looking for and click the magnifying glass.
Not sure where to start? You can search for a type of tax (such as “income tax” or “GET”), administrative details (such as “due dates” or “COVID-19 relief”), or anything that might address your specific issue (such as “helicopter maintenance”).

As a result of the Pandemic Assistance Unemployment Program and the Rent Relief and Housing Assistance Program, noncompliant taxpayers are being exposed. If you or someone you know would like to contact the Department about taxpayers in these programs or other fraudulent or delinquent behavior, use the information below:

  • DOTAX offers a Voluntary Disclosure Program for taxpayers who have not yet been contacted regarding their outstanding taxes. In most cases, if a taxpayer is accepted into the Program, DOTAX will waive applicable civil penalties. For more information please see: Tax Information Release No. 2020-03.
  • If you have witnessed someone committing a tax violation or think someone may be violating Hawaii tax laws and would like to file a complaint, please visit Hawaii Tax Online and use the Report Tax Violation service or contact us at: https://tax.hawaii.gov/geninfo/ses_contact/

What’s New

Council on Revenues

Agenda – Tuesday November 2, 2021, 2:00 P.M.

News Releases

Treatment of State Taxes on Activities Within the Foreign Trade Zone
  HONOLULU — The Department of Taxation (Department) announced that it has issued guidance on the treatment of State taxes on the Foreign Trade Zone (FTZ). The Department’s Tax Information Release (TIR) 2021-07 further clarifies services and contracting that may be subjected to the State general excise and use tax within the FTZ in accordance with §212-8 of the Hawaii Revised Statues.

Digest of Tax Measures

Digest of Tax Measures – Issued: October 4, 2021

News Releases

Department of Taxation Announces Its 2021 Tax Workshop
  HONOLULU — The Hawai’i Department of Taxation (Department) announces that it will hold its annual tax workshop virtually on November 5, 2021.

Tax Information Release

Tax Information Release 2021-07
Exemption from Taxes in a Foreign Trade Zone
  The purpose of this Tax Information Release (TIR) is to clarify the exemption from state taxes in a Foreign Trade Zone (FTZ). Specifically, this TIR is intended to address the imposition of Hawaii taxes on certain services and contracting in an FTZ.

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.

OAHU (HONOLULU)

Tel: 808-587-4242

Tel: 1-800-222-3229 (Toll- Free)

Fax: 808-587-1488

Telephone for the Hearing Impaired:

808-587-1418 or 1-800-887-8974 (Toll- Free)

OAHU COMPLIANCE DIVISION

OFFICE AUDIT BRANCH

Tel: 808-587-1644

Fax: 808-587-1633

COLLECTION BRANCH

Tel: 808-587-1600

Fax: 808-587-1720

MAUI
Tel: 808-984-8500
Fax: 808-984-8522

MOLOKAI
Tel: 808-553-5541
Fax: 808-553-9878

HAWAII
Tel: 808-974-6321
Fax: 808-974-6300

KAUAI
Tel: 808-274-3456
Fax: 808-274-3461