Hawaii levies a 6,5% corporate income tax

Offshore company formation in Hawaii

Country analysis: legal structures

Everything you need to know to set up an operating company with a bank account.

1. Legal forms

Limited liability company (SRL)

Hawaii collects a state corporate income tax at a maximum marginal tax rate of 6,4%, spread over three tax brackets.

A corporate name must contain the words 'limited liability company', 'LLC' or 'LLC'. The corporate name cannot contain a word or phrase that indicates or implies that the corporation is organized for a purpose other than that contained in its articles of incorporation. A corporate name must be distinguishable in the registry.

A corporation must have at least one shareholder and one director. The shareholder (s) / director (s) can be of any nationality.

Annual report- LLC must file annual report in Hawaii. The expiration period is based on the approval quarter.

Registered Agent: The corporation must have a physical address in Hawaii to receive the company's legal and tax documents.

Employer Identification Number (EIN): An EIN number stands for Employer Identification Number and the IRS will issue it to your Hawaii LLC. Helps the IRS identify your business for tax and reporting purposes.

Corporation (C- Corp and S-Corp)

Hawaii collects a state corporate income tax at a maximum marginal tax rate of 6,4%, spread over three tax brackets.

A corporate name must contain words such as 'Corporation', 'Incorporated', 'Company' or 'Limited'; or abbreviations of these words such as Corp., Inc., Co. or Ltd. A corporate name must be distinguishable on record.

A corporation must have at least three directors, unless there are fewer than three shareholders. In that case, the number of directors may be equal to or greater than the number of shareholders.

Annual report: the LLC must file an annual report in Hawaii. The expiration period is based on the approval quarter.

Acciznes: The information on the authorized shares and the number of shares or par value will be indicated in the Certificate of Incorporation.

Registered Agent: A registered agent must be a person or entity authorized to conduct business in this state and must be physically present in the state.

Employer Identification Number (EIN): Having an EIN for your Hawaii corporation allows you to open a separate bank account in the LLC's name, apply for certain licenses and permits, and handle employee payroll (if applicable).


Nor a Hawaii resident Director is required. Holding companies are available in Hawaii.


Foster Swiss is the chosen financial consultancy for excellence worldwide. We realize how difficult and time-consuming it can be to open a bank account in a foreign country.

Our team has specialized in opening bank accounts in Hawaii for over 10 years. Foster Swiss experts will take care of everything and take care of the entire process, always offering you the best personal banking solutions that best suit your needs.

Virtual office service

DDepending on the country and city, the rates range from US $ 900 to US $ 2000 and the annual active virtual office services range from US $ 1500 to US $ 4000).

Shared office space

LThe one-time fee is US $ 850. Thereafter, our Client pays the monthly rent directly to the owner).

Permanent office space

D Depending on the country and the city, the rates range from US $ 5.000 to US $ 8.000).


  • Shareholders and Agents
  • Office permits
  • Protection of trademarks and copyrights. - Market study.
  • Legal support
  • Proportion of details of temporary unions or associations
  • Fusions and acquisitions.
  • Internal control.
  • Group restructuring.
  • Financial management consulting.
  • Buy a business.
  • Valuation of companies.
  • Credit recovery
  • Job solutions
  • Due diligence search on existing companies and individuals

What type of private banking exists in Hawaii?

International Banking
Local banking

Central bank security ⭐⭐⭐

Each filtering bag international and digital banks They're available.


Real bank operations: 90%.

Visa type: $, €.

Joint accounts.

Remote management account: To consult.

Asset management Depending on the rating of the company.

Rates: It depends on the type of account.

Credit / debit cards in local currency

Why with Foster Swiss?

Foster Swiss is an international company registered in Switzerland aimed at providing financial and compliance advice on a variety of topics related to company formation
and commercial banking internationally. We are specialized in the implementation of businesses in different jurisdictions, which means that we offer value-added services helping our clients in their expansion abroad.

Some of these services include:
Advice and consultancy,
visas, offices, nominated director / shareholder / secretary,
accommodation if necessary… to name a few.
Check with your assigned consultant for more information.