News and Announcements

Council on Revenues

Agenda – Monday, March 11, 2024

News Releases

Hawaiʻi Department of Taxation Encourages Hawaiʻi Families to Claim Available Tax Credits
  HONOLULU – The Hawaiʻi Department of Taxation is encouraging Hawaiʻi’s families to include available tax credits when filing their 2023 individual income taxes..

News Releases

Tax Filing Tips from the Hawaii Department of Taxation
  HONOLULU – The Hawaii Department of Taxation (Department) announced that tax season has officially begun and is providing the following information to inform taxpayers about current issues and to avoid delays and frustration during the filing process.

Recent Updates


Pass-Through Entity Taxation

For taxable years beginning after December 31, 2022, partnerships and S corporations may elect to pay Hawai’i income taxes at the entity level. Eligible members of an electing pass-through entity (PTE) may claim a Hawai’i income tax credit for the pro rata share of PTE taxes paid.

Visit the Pass-Through Entity Taxation page for more information.

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)”.

Tools & Resources

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.

online certificate of vendor compliance (hce)

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

Protect Your Information

Helpful tips and reminders to prevent you from getting scammed and to protect your information.

Third Party Registration

This page provides information on how to register as a Verified Practitioner under the State of Hawai‘i.

Collections Services

Tax Collection Services is charged with the recovery of taxes. Got a Collections issue or question?

Reports & Data

Data Dashboards

Download and interact with data from DOTAX’s official reports.

Tax Research Insights

View posts that highlight interesting finds by the authors of the Department’s annual research reports.


View the department’s annual and monthly tax reports.


Taxpayer Services
Tel: 808-587-4242
Toll- Free: 1-800-222-3229
Fax: 808-587-1488

Office Audit Branch
Tel: 808-587-1644
Fax: 808-587-1633

Collection Branch
Tel: 808-587-1600
Fax: 808-587-1720

For the Hearing Impaired
Tel: 808-587-1418
Toll- Free: 1-800-887-8974


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