The due date for federal returns for Tax Year 2017 is Tuesday, April 17, 2018.

The following provisions are expired (cannot be claimed) for Tax Year 2017:

  • Exclusion from gross income of indebtedness due on qualified principal residence
  • Deduction for qualified tuition and fees (in Adjustment section of Form 1040)
  • Residential energy credit (credit for non-business energy property)

 

NEED TO FILE A TAX RETURN FOR PAST YEARS?

Certain free tax sites can help taxpayers who need to file tax returns for previous years 2016, 2015, and 2014.  For more information, please contact the Program Director at info@hawaiitaxhelp.org

 

HAWAII’S NEW EARNED INCOME TAX CREDIT

In July 2017, Governor Ige signed into law a State Earned Income Tax Credit.  Unlike the federal EITC, the State credit is non-refundable which means that eligible taxpayers will benefit from the credit only if they owe taxes on their return.