Hawaii Increases Motor Vehicle Rental Surcharge

Erik Wallin
July 9, 2019

[July 9, 2019] The Governor of Hawaii recently signed SB 162 into law. This bill has direct and immediate impact on motor vehicle rental companies doing business in the state of Hawaii. Specifically, pursuant to this new bill, effective July 1, 2019, the rental motor vehicle surcharge is increased from $3.00 per day (or any portion of a day) to $5.00 per day (or any portion of a day).

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Erik Wallin

Erik Wallin is a Senior Tax Counsel on the Tax Research Team at Sovos Compliance. Erik has been with Sovos Compliance since 2011, and his main areas of focus are on U.S. Transaction Tax Law which includes special expertise in the taxation of technology and the taxation mechanisms that apply throughout the Colorado home rule jurisdictions. Erik is a member of the Massachusetts Bar, has a B.A. from York College of Pennsylvania, a J.D. from New England School of Law, and an LL.M. in Taxation from Boston University.
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