Real Property Tax Credit for Homeowners

The City & County of Honolulu offers a real property tax credit to property owners
who meet certain eligibility requirements. If you qualify, the maximum real property
tax owed would not exceed 3% or 4% of your income, depending on your age.

What are the Eligibility Requirements?

  • Homeowner must have a home exemption in effect at the time of application and for the following tax year.
  • Any of the titleholders do not own any other property anywhere.
  • The combined income of all titleholders cannot exceed $60,000.

How Do I Apply for the Tax Credit Program?

  • Complete an application available at the following locations in early July:
  • Satellite City Halls
  • Treasury Division at Honolulu Hale
  • Tax Relief Section at the Standard Financial Bldg.
  • Online (here)

What is the Application Deadline? October 2, 2017

Important Reminder: You must file annually for this credit.

For more information contact the Real Property Tax Relief Office at 768-3205 or view the brochure at

Information furnished is subject to change without notice.