Disability Tax Exemption
If you are blind, deaf or totally disabled and your impairment has been certified, submit Form N-172 prior to filing your return in order to claim the disability exemption of $7,000. The disability exemption is in lieu of the $1,144 personal exemption amount.
The Taxpayer Advocate represents your voice at the Tax Department and will work to resolve your problem and protect your rights as a taxpayer. 808-587-1791, Fax at 808-587-1560, or email at [email protected]
Administrative Appeals Office
If you were audited and issued a DOTAX assessment that you disagree with, the Administrative Appeals Office may be able to help you. For more information, please visit www.tax.hawaii.gov/appeals or call 808-587-1446.