Law Professor Nicholas Mirkay joins producer/host Coralie Chun Matayoshi to discuss:

  • whether the 2022 State of Hawaii refund is taxable
  • whether social security income, unemployment benefits, student loan forgiveness, and gifts are taxable
  • what’s the difference between standardized and itemized deductions?
  • what’s the difference between tax deductions and tax credits?
  • how have child tax and dependent care tax credits changed?
  • what is an earned income tax credit and who can claim it?
  • what’s the latest on tax incentives for energy efficient home improvements and electric vehicles?

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