Hawaii Business Overview

Your Hawaii Company Formed By:

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LLC
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Starting a Business in Hawaii

The Basics

Every year, more and more customers choose IncorporateFast.com when forming their new Hawaii LLC or Hawaii corporation because of our customer service, experience and great value.

Upon the placement of your order, one of our knowledgeable staff reviewers will conduct a preliminary name search – noting potential conflicts within Hawaii per their specific guidelines, prepare and file your articles of organization with the Hawaii Business Registration Division . Throughout the process our secure customer login system allows you to monitor the filing process every step of the way. Once BREG files your documents, your Hawaii corporation or Hawaii LLC is formed. With our team of professionals and our IncFast Filing Times™ you always know exactly when your filing will be completed.

Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs
Business Registration Division
P.O. Box 40
Honolulu HI 96810

Doing Business in Hawaii

Business Maintenance

All Hawaii Corporations and LLCs Must File: 

  • Articles of Incorporation
    File your Articles of Incorporation or Articles of Organization with the Hawaii DCCA Business Registration Division and pay the filing fee.
  • Hawaii Annual Report
    Hawaii business entities, including corporations and LLCs, have to file an annual report and pay an annual fee. You can do both online. The report due date depends on the date of your original formation filing.

Hawaii Business Taxes

Personal Income Tax
Hawaii income tax rates for individuals range from 1.4% to 8.25% of taxable income.

Corporate Business Tax
The Hawaii corporate tax rate ranges from 4.4% to 6.4% on taxable income.

General Excise Tax License
This is a 4% tax on all business activities. Businesses must complete a basic business license application and pay a $20 fee to obtain the Hawaii Business License and register for the General Excise Tax. You can complete the application by mail or online.