How to Incorporate in HawaiiInstructions on Hawaii Incorporating
What will it cost to incorporate in Hawaii?
$50 Hawaii articles of incorporation filing fee
What are the costs involved in forming a Hawaii LLC?
Hawaii LLC articles of organization will cost $50
How long will it take to get my Hawaii Incorporation or Hawaii LLC processed?
It will take the Hawaii of the Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs - Business Registration Division 1-2 weeks to process your Hawaii incorporation if you mail the paper form. If you fax the form or file online, processing takes 4-5 days. If you file online and pay an additional $25 they will process in 1-2 days.
What am I going to be looking at for ongoing fees to Hawaii?
Hawaii corporations and LLCs have to file an annual report with the Hawaii Business Registration Division. The report is based on the quarter you initially filed your company in. Your filing date is determined by when you registered/incorporated your business, or qualified it to do business in Hawaii. This can be confusing to some people, but the due dates are: March 31st, June 30th, September 30th and December 31st. The filing fee is $15 and you can file this easily online.
What are the Hawaii business taxes?
The Hawaii Corporate net income tax ranges from 4.4% to 6.4%.
The Hawaii personal net income tax rate ranges from 1.4% to 11%.
The average Hawaii sales tax rate is 9%. However, the state actually has no "sales" tax, but charges businesses a 4% excise tax, which is basically the same thing as a sales tax. The business actually has the choice of collecting it from the customer, if they choose. If the business messes it up, they still have to pay the excise tax on the income received. The average local tax is 4-5% making a total of 8-9% "sales" tax on anything you buy in the islands. There are also tons of hospitality type taxes on tourism, as this is the main part of Hawaii economy.
When we incorporate your business in Hawaii, our service includes:
All for a total of only $275 for a Hawaii LLC or $400 for a Hawaii corporation.
Northwest Registered Agent, LLC.
Honolulu, HI 96813