General Info on Registering
For those considering Hawaii as their legal business domicile, we offer the following benefits:
Single Agency Jurisdiction
In Hawaii, all business registrations are filed with the State of Hawaii Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs, Business Registration Division. No county filings are necessary.
Hawaii has streamlined its business registration forms. They are simple to fill out and only require enough information to fulfill Hawaii's statutory filing requirements.
Hawaii's filing and review process matches up well with any of the leading business registration states like Delaware and Florida. Normal filings can be accomplished in only 3 to 5 working days. Expedited filings can be done in just 1 day.
Straightforward Filing Fees
Hawaii has a very straightforward filing fee schedule for business registrations. Except for financial institutions, Hawaii assesses no business franchise taxes or charter taxes.
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