Honolulu Real Property Tax

Home Exemption Rules are Different in Each County.  An excerpt of the new Home Exemption Rules for Honolulu County are as follows:

Taxes are Due August 20 and February 20

Tax Year begins July 1 and ends June 30

To obtain a Home Exemption you must file the form prior to September 30th.

Home Exemption Rules are Different in Each County.  An excerpt of the new Home Exemption Rules for Honolulu County are as follows:

The home exemption is $100,000, provided that:

             The owner resides in the home at least 270 days out of the year.

             The property is not owned by any corporation, co-partnership or company;

             The exemption is not allowed on more than one home for any one taxpayer;

            Spouses are not permitted exemption of separate homes owned by each of them, unless they are living separate and apart, in which case each is entitled to one-half of one exemption;

             A person living on premises, a portion of which is used for commercial purposes, is not entitled to an exemption with respect to such portion, but is entitled to an exemption with respect to the portion used exclusively as a home.

 If at least one of the homeowners is 65 years of age, the exemption is increased to $140,000.

 There are also exemptions for low income homeowners.  Please check the Honolulu Property Tax website for additional information.