Maui County Proposes Car Rental Tax to Fund Construction Projects

Photo: Eric Guinther at the English language Wikipedia
Photo: Eric Guinther at the English language Wikipedia

Lawmakers in Maui County, Hawaii proposed a tax on car rentals to fund projects in West Maui, according to a report from the Maui News.

Senate Bill 3009 and House Bill 2601 are proposals that will add a rental car tax of $4.50 per vehicle, per day on top of the existing fee of $3 per vehicle, per day, for a total of $7.50 per vehicle, per day.

The money collected from the fees are planned to be set aside for construction of the Lahaina and Paia bypass projects, as well as other public road projects that are estimated to cost hundreds of millions of dollars.

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