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/
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.
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 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.
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
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