Sales Tax Rate In $locality Hawaii 2024 Kailua Kona, Hawaii Sales Tax

Local Sales Tax - Kailua Kona

KAILUA KONA Sales Tax Rate


2024 Kailua Kona sales tax
Exact tax amount may vary for different items
Tax Jurisdiction Sales Tax
Hawaii State Sales Tax 4.00%
County Sales Tax N/A
City Sales Tax N/A
Special Sales Tax N/A
Combined Sales Tax 4.00% [Is this data incorrect?]

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The Kailua Kona, Hawaii sales tax is 4.00% , the same as the Hawaii state sales tax. While many other states allow counties and other localities to collect a local option sales tax, Hawaii does not permit local sales taxes to be collected.

  • The Kailua Kona Sales Tax is collected by the merchant on all qualifying sales made within Kailua Kona
  • Kailua Kona collects a 0% local sales tax, the maximum local sales tax allowed under Hawaii law
  • Kailua Kona has a higher sales tax than 75% of Hawaii's other cities and counties

Kailua Kona Hawaii Sales Tax Exemptions

KAILUA KONA - Local sales tax map

In most states, essential purchases like medicine and groceries are exempted from the sales tax or eligible for a lower sales tax rate. Many municipalities exempt or charge special sales tax rates to certain types of transactions. Certain purchases, including alcohol, cigarettes, and gasoline, may be subject to additional Hawaii state excise taxes in addition to the sales tax.

Note that in some areas, items like alcohol and prepared food (including restaurant meals and some premade supermarket items) are charged at a higher sales tax rate than general purchases. Hawaii's sales tax rates for commonly exempted categories are listed below. Some rates might be different in Kailua Kona.

Groceries:4% Clothing:4% Prepared Food:4% Prescription Drugs:0% Non-Prescription Drugs:0%

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All merchants operating in Kailua Kona must automatically calculate the sales tax due on each purchase made and include it in separately in the receipt. Goods bought for resale or other business use may be exempted from the sales tax. If you purchase goods online or through the mail and do not pay any sales tax, you are expected to pay use tax to the Hawaii Department of Taxation . For more details, see the Hawaii sales tax.

Kailua Kona Sales Tax Region ZIP Codes

The Kailua Kona sales tax region partially or fully covers 2 zip codes in Hawaii. Remember that ZIP codes do not necessarily match up with municipal and tax region borders, so some of these zip codes may overlap with other nearby tax districts. You can find sales taxes by zip code in Hawaii here


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