Thursday, October 4, 2012

FREE Nonprofit Organization Compliance Workshop (Maui) - Oct 11, 2012 1-5 pm

Aloha kākou,

Join us and learn about how to keep your nonprofit organization compliant in a world of every changing laws and requirements! Our four hour course comes with a free workbook and "compliance calendar" designed to help you manage your organization efficiently! Please distribute this announcement throughout your networks.

Seating is limited, so please register today! You can register online at

Onsite or walk in attendance will only be allowed if there is space, priority will be given to participants who pre-register online.

This course will cover:
• Hawaii State Department of Taxation Compliance, including GET exemptions for nonprofits
• Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs Compliance
• IRS Compliance
• Hawaii State Attorney General Compliance requirements
• Additional compliance issues
• Q&A period for participants to ask nonprofit experts questions specific to your organization

Register today at This course is FREE and brought to you by Honua Consulting (, the Maui Native Hawaiian Chamber of Commerce ( and the Maui Native Hawaiian Chamber of Commerce Foundation.

There is no fee to attend, but donations are being accepted to support public programs on Maui like this one. Tax deductible donations can be made to the Maui Native Hawaiian Chamber of Commerce Foundation: PO Box 350 Kahului, Hawaii 96733. (Suggested donation amount $25-$50.)

Mahalo nui,

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Honolulu, Hawai`i 96816
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Friday, November 25, 2011

Nonprofit Tax Tip: Getting Your GET License


It's near the end of the year.  You're a nonprofit organization.  You know you have to worry about TAXES!  So what about taxes? 

First things first, make sure you have a GET license. 

They're easy enough to get:

Complete BB-1 packet:

You can also visit a Business Action Center, where you can get a GET license on the spot!

Questions?  We HIGHLY urge you to read this wonderful piece by our friend (and favorite tax attorney) Trever Asam.

Up next... we'll talk about how to file to obtain your GET exemption. 

Still have questions?  Email us at

Aloha nui,

Need help for your nonprofit? Contact us!

The Civil Beat published an article today about the dire situation for nonprofits! 

It’s Time for All Hands on Deck in Hawaii’s Nonprofit Sector

We have an awesome team of people who can help you regroup, leverage and make it through these difficult economic times!  Please email us for help at

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