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Amazon.com closes associates accounts for Hawaii residents

Amazon.com closes associates accounts for Hawaii residents

Baron Sekiya/Hawaii247.com Internet retail giant Amazon.com closed the associate accounts of Hawaii residents as of Tuesday, June 30, in reaction to House Bill 1405, which would collect taxes on all sales to Hawaii-based customers should the associates program continue. House Bill 1405 takes effect Wednesday, July 1. Amazon.com has urged associates affiliated with the company, or its sister […]

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On the horizon: Governor veto deadline

On the horizon: Governor veto deadline

Special to Hawaii247.com by Senate Majority Caucus Out of 3,523 bills introduced this session, 251 bills successfully passed the Legislature.  Those bills that passed face a final judgment before they are signed into law: an approval or a veto by the governor.   If the governor intends to veto a bill, the governor is required […]

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Lingle vetoes tax increases on residents, business, visitors

Lingle vetoes tax increases on residents, business, visitors

MEDIA RELEASE Gov. Linda Lingle, joined Thursday by hundreds of individual taxpayers, businesses and visitor industry leaders and employees, vetoed four bills that would raise taxes on residents, visitors and businesses, cause further job loss, and delay our economic recovery. Combined, the four bills would extract a total of $94.3 million in 2010 and almost […]

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