THE SENATE

THE TWENTY-SEVENTH LEGISLATURE

REGULAR SESSION OF 2013

 

COMMITTEE ON WAYS AND MEANS

Senator David Y. Ige, Chair

Senator Michelle N. Kidani, Vice Chair

 

NOTICE OF HEARING

 

 

DATE:

Tuesday, January 29, 2013

TIME:

9:00 a.m.

PLACE:

Conference Room 211

State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

 

A G E N D A

 

SB 97

      Status & Testimony

RELATING TO TAXATION.

Deems transfers of controlling interest in entities holding interests in real property within the State subject to the conveyance tax.  Takes effect 1/1/2014.

 

WAM

SB 98

      Status & Testimony

RELATING TO TAXATION.

Reduces the tax liability for low-income people by creating a tax credit that will reduce a person's income tax to zero if their federal adjusted gross income falls below federal poverty guidelines.  Reduces a person's income tax liability by fifty per cent if the person's federal adjusted gross income falls between 100 and 125 percent of federal poverty guidelines.

 

WAM

SB 350

      Status & Testimony

RELATING TO TAXATION.

Amends the date of filing of monthly, quarterly, and semiannual general excise tax returns from the twentieth day of the calendar, quarterly, or semiannual month to the last day.

 

WAM

SB 653

      Status & Testimony

RELATING TO HEALTH.

Repeals the definition of large cigar and adds a new definition of premium cigar.  Changes the tax rate on sales of tobacco products and premium cigars.

 

WAM

SB 948

      Status & Testimony

RELATING TO TAXATION.

Amends Hawaii tax laws to implement the streamlined sales and use tax agreement; takes effect when the State becomes a party to the streamlined sales and use tax agreement.  Creates a committee to oversee the department of taxation's implementation and administration of, and compliance with the streamlined sales and use tax agreement, to take effect on approval.

 

WAM

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Decision Making to follow, if time permits.

 

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FOR AMENDED NOTICES:  Measures that have been deleted are stricken through and measures that have been added are underscored.  If a measure is both underscored and stricken through, that measure has been deleted from the agenda.

 

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Senator David Y. Ige

Chair