The Tax Man: General excise tax needs a few tweaks
By Lowell L. Kalapa - Tax Foundation of Hawai‘i | Sunday, November 11, 2012, 12:30 a.m.
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Despite often being referred to as Hawai‘i’s sales tax, the general excise tax is indeed unique among the states that do, in fact, have a retail sales tax. It is often referred to as a multi-rate, multi-stage tax that is