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Federal/State:Hawaii
Bill:HI SB 257 - General excise tax exemption for food
Summary:Would exempt food or food ingredients from the general excise tax. Food or food ingredients does not include alcoholic beverages, tobacco, prepared foods, soft drinks, dietary supplements, or food or food ingredients sold from a vending machine, whether cold or hot.
Sponsor(s):Senator Samuel Slom (R)
Status:
As of 1/23/2013: Referred to Committee on Ways and Means
As of 1/23/2013: Passed first reading
As of 1/18/2013: Introduced

Federal/State:Hawaii
Bill:HI SB 788 - Exempting food and medical services from general excise tax
Summary:Would exempt food from general excise tax except alcoholic beverages, tobacco, hot foods or hot food products ready for immediate consumption.
Sponsor(s):Senator Samuel Slom (R)
Status:
As of 1/23/2013: Passed first reading, referred to Committee on Ways and Means
As of 1/22/2013: Introduced