DOTAX NEWS RELEASE: Department of Taxation announces 2015 tax workshop schedule

Posted on Sep 22, 2015 in Latest News, Newsroom, Press Releases

HONOLULU — The Department of Taxation’s 2015 Tax Workshops on Hawai‘i, Maui, Kaua‘i, and O‘ahu, will kick-off in Kona on Wednesday, September 30, 2015.

This year’s workshop topics include a 2015 Legislative Update and an overview of the Transient Accommodations Tax.

“We’re pleased to present our annual Tax Workshops for the state’s tax professionals,” said Director of Taxation Maria Zielinski. “These workshops provide us a chance to update and educate our tax community on current issues, as well as provide the community an opportunity to share their ideas and suggestions.”

All workshops run from 8:30 a.m. to 11:30 p.m., with registration starting at 8:00 a.m. The fee is $80 for individuals who submit their registration and payment by the registration deadline. Late registrations are $100. Walk-in registrations will be accepted at the door on a space‑available basis. The fee includes a continental breakfast, workshop materials, and three (3) hours of Hawai‘i Board of Public Accountancy Continuing Professional Education credit. Workshop materials may be separately purchased for $25 per set.

Online registration may be completed through each of the community college’s websites. More information and the registration form are available through the Department of Taxation’s website:

2015 TAX WORKSHOP SCHEDULE                           

                                 KONAWednesday, September 30, 2015

Royal Kona Resort – Resolution Room

75-5852 Ali‘i Drive, Kailua-Kona

Contact: Hawai‘i Community College, (808) 934-2700

Online registration:

                                 HILO:    Thursday, October 1, 2015

Nani Mau Gardens

421 Makalika Street, Hilo

Contact: Hawai‘i Community College, (808) 934-2700

Online registration:

                                  O‘AHU: Friday, October 2, 2015

Japanese Cultural Center – Manoa Grand Ballroom

2454 S. Beretania Street, Honolulu

Contact: Leeward Community College, (808) 455-0477

Online registration:

MAUI:   Friday, October 23, 2015

Maui Beach Hotel – Elleair Rainbow Ballroom

170 Ka‘ahumanu Avenue, Kahului

Contact: University of Hawai‘i Maui College, (808) 984-3231

Online registration:

                        KAUA‘I:Thursday, November 5, 2015

                        Kaua‘i Community College – OCET Room 106C/D

                        3-1901 Kaumuali‘i Highway, Līhu‘e

                        Contact: Kaua‘i Community College, (808) 245-8318

                        Online registration:


For more information, contact: Mallory Fujitani (808) 587-1481 or