Hawaii Licensing Information
How to Get a Business License in Hawaii:
Hawaii State Sales Tax:
- Hawaii does not have sales tax.
- Hawaii collects a general excise tax of 4%, which is assessed on all business activities.
- Other activities, such as wholesale sales, are taxed at 0.5%. See the general excise tax brochure for more information.
- Oahu adds a 0.5% surcharge to the general excise tax.