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Vetoing bill to let Airbnb collect taxes would be a step backward for Hawaii

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    David Louie is a former Hawaii attorney general and a partner at Kobayashi, Sugita & Goda. (Editor’s note: The Internet Association commissioned a legal analysis from Louie, released last week, that highlights the internet industry’s concerns with 2015’s Act 204.)

Gov. David Ige recently announced his intention to veto House Bill 1850, a measure that would allow short-term rental internet platforms, like Homeaway, Airbnb and FlipKey, to collect and remit taxes for their users to the state. Read more

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