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State’s GET comes to Amazon at last

  • ASSOCIATED PRESS / 2013

    Online retailer Amazon.com on Saturday started collecting Hawaii’s general excise tax on purchases. Consumers here might be chagrined at paying the 4 percent tax, plus Oahu’s 0.5 percent surcharge for rail, but it seemed inevitable.

It might not be the boon to state coffers that some might expect, but hey, a million here, a million there, and pretty soon, we’re talking real money. Read more

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