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New law shifts taxes for wealthy and poor residents

  • JAMM AQUINO / JAQUINO@STARADVERTISER.COM

    Gov. David Ige, right, shook hands with state Rep. Aaron Johanson before signing into law House Bill 209 during a news conference Monday at the state Capitol.

Gov. David Ige approved a new law Monday that increases income tax rates for the state’s wealthiest residents while also creating a new state earned income tax credit to ease the state tax burden on some of Hawaii’s poorest working families. Read more

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