What is the County Transient Accommodations Tax?

Act 1, in lieu of the counties receiving a distribution from the State, provides authority for a Countywide Transient Accommodations Tax within the Maui County Code which implements the MCTAT. On October 1, 2021, Maui County Council passed Ordinance No. 5273, Bill No. 101 (2021), Draft 1 establishing a rate of 3 percent on all gross rental, gross rental proceeds, and fair market rental value considered taxable under the definitions of Section 237D-1, Hawai`i Revised Statutes (HRS).

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1. What is the County Transient Accommodations Tax?
2. Who has to pay the MCTAT?
3. When is this effective?
4. When are payments due?
5. Can I just make one payment for both the State and County portions?
6. Do I have to file a separate return with the County of Maui?
7. If I don’t have to file a separate return, how will you know how to apply my payment?
8. What happens if I don’t pay?
9. Can I pass the County Transient Accommodations Tax on to the visitor?
10. How do I pay my County Transient Accommodations Tax?
11. What about bookings made in advance before the effective date?
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