THE SENATE

THE TWENTY-NINTH LEGISLATURE

REGULAR SESSION OF 2017

 

COMMITTEE ON ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, TOURISM, AND TECHNOLOGY

Senator Glenn Wakai, Chair

Senator Brian T. Taniguchi, Vice Chair

 

COMMITTEE ON PUBLIC SAFETY, INTERGOVERNMENTAL, AND MILITARY AFFAIRS

Senator Clarence K. Nishihara, Chair

Senator Glenn Wakai, Vice Chair

 

AMENDED NOTICE OF HEARING

 

 

DATE:

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

TIME:

2:45pm

PLACE:

Conference Room 414

State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

 

A M E N D E D† A G E N D A

 

 

 

HB 1471, HD3

††††† (HSCR1082)

††††† Status & Testimony

RELATING TO TAXATION.

Requires large transient accommodations brokers and permits all other transient accommodations brokers to register as tax collection agents to collect and remit general excise and transient accommodations taxes on behalf of operators and plan managers using their services.† Ensures that the subject property is in compliance with applicable land use laws.† Allocates $1,000,000 of TAT revenues to each county for FY 2017-2018 to comply and enforce county ordinances regulating transient vacation rentals.† Creates a surcharge tax on transient accommodations brokers.† Sunsets on 12/31/2022.† (HB1471 HD3)

 

ETT/PSM, CPH/WAM

[Measure deleted on 03-17-17]

HB 1471, HD3

††††† Proposed SD1

††††† (HSCR1082)

††††† Status & Testimony

RELATING TO TAXATION.

Allows transient accommodations brokers to register as a tax collection agent on behalf of all of its operators and plan managers. Requires registered transient accommodations broker tax collection agentís operators and plan managers to obtain a GET license and TAT registration. Requires registered transient accommodations broker tax collection agents to file periodic and annual TAT returns. Requires all registered transient accommodations broker tax collection agents to inquire and ensure that the transient accommodation is in compliance with all pertinent state and county land use laws and remove advertisements for transient accommodations for which operators and plan managers failed to comply with land use or tax requirements. Requires the operator or plan manager to provide verification of compliance with county land use laws in the form of a written certification, verification, or permit issued by the appropriate county agency. Applies to taxable years beginning after December 31, 2017. (Proposed SD1).

 

Copies of the proposed SD 1 are available from the Senate Document Center and on the Legislature's website:† www.capitol.hawaii.gov.

 

 

ETT/PSM, CPH/WAM

[Measure added on 03-17-17]

 

 

 

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 Clarence Nishihara

Chair

 

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Senator Glenn Wakai

Chair