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
Search DOTAX Website
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/
Tax Information Release 2021-05
Details and Timing of Paycheck Protection Program Loan Forgiveness
The purpose of this Tax Information Release (TIR) is to provide further guidance regarding the claiming of deductions for expenses paid with Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) funds. The pandemic has caused a lot of confusing and last-minute changes in the law affecting the taxability of the PPP. In TIR No. 2021-03, the Department of Taxation (Department) announced that it was adopting Revenue Ruling No. 2020-27 in its entirety. Through the issuance of this TIR, the Department is expressly revoking TIR No. 2021-03, and providing further relief for the proper filling of Hawaii State tax returns.
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.
Tel: 1-800-222-3229 (Toll- Free)
Telephone for the Hearing Impaired:
808-587-1418 or 1-800-887-8974 (Toll- Free)
OAHU COMPLIANCE DIVISION
OFFICE AUDIT BRANCH