The state sales tax rate in Hawaii is 4.000%. With local taxes, the total sales tax rate is between 4.000% and 4.500%. Hawaii does not have a sales tax, but instead has a gross receipts tax which is called the General Excise Tax. This tax is the responsibility of the business to pay, but most businesses will pass this tax on the purchaser in the same way a sales tax is.
Hawaii has recent rate changes (Tue Jan 01 2019).
Select the Hawaii city from the list of cities starting with 'E' below to see its current sales tax rate.
|City||Total Sales Tax Rate|
|‘Ewa Beach, HI Sales Tax Rate||4.500%|
|Eden Roc, HI Sales Tax Rate||4.250%|
|Eleele, HI Sales Tax Rate||4.500%|