As of January 1st, 2018, Hawaii Transient Accommodation tax is now increased from 9.25 to 10.25 percent. Add Hawaii General Excise tax with an effective tax rate of 4.16 percent and the total is 14.41 percent tax on all hotels and vacation rentals, plus an extra 0.5 percent for locations on Oahu. These taxes are on gross receipts (revenue)

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