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Standard Meal Rates for Residents of Hawaii

Optional rates for computing daycare food cost

For general information about using standard meal rates to calculate your food deduction, see my main article on meal rates.

This post provides the special rates that apply to family child care providers in Hawaii.

Standard Meal Allowance Rates for 2019 income tax returns
and for Tier I Food Program reimbursements from July 1, 2018 to June 30, 2019 (in Hawaii)

$1.53 for each breakfast
$2.88 for each lunch or supper
$0.86 for each snack (up to 3 per day) 

Standard Meal Allowance Rates for 2018 income tax returns
and for Tier I Food Program reimbursements from July 1, 2017 to June 30, 2018 (in Hawaii)

$1.52 for each breakfast
$2.88 for each lunch or supper
$0.85 for each snack (up to 3 per day) 

Standard Meal Allowance Rates for 2017 income tax returns
and for Tier I Food Program reimbursements from July 1, 2016 to June 30, 2017
(in Hawaii)

$1.53 for each breakfast
$2.88 for each lunch or supper
$0.86 for each snack (up to 3 per day)

Standard Meal Allowance Rates for 2016 income tax returns
and for Tier I Food Program reimbursements from July 1, 2015 to June 30, 2016
(in Hawaii)

$1.54 for each breakfast
$2.90 for each lunch or supper
$0.86 for each snack (up to 3 per day)

Standard Meal Allowance Rates for 2015 income tax returns
and for Tier I Food Program reimbursements from July 1, 2014 to June 30, 2015
(in Hawaii)

$1.53 for each breakfast
$2.88 for each lunch or supper
$0.86 for each snack (up to 3 per day)

Standard Meal Allowance Rates for 2014 income tax returns
and for Tier I Food Program reimbursements from July 1, 2013 to June 30, 2014
(in Hawaii)

$1.49 for each breakfast
$2.81 for each lunch or supper
$0.83 for each snack (up to 3 per day)

Standard Meal Allowance Rates for 2013 income tax returns
and for Tier I Food Program reimbursements from July 1, 2012 to June 30, 2013
(in Hawaii)

$1.48 for each breakfast
$2.79 for each lunch or supper
$0.83 for each snack (up to 3 per day)

Standard Meal Allowance Rates for 2012 income tax returns
and for Tier I Food Program reimbursements from July 1, 2011 to June 30, 2012
(in Hawaii)

$1.44 for each breakfast
$2.71 for each lunch or supper
$0.81 for each snack (up to 3 per day)

Standard Meal Allowance Rates for 2011 income tax returns
and for Tier I Food Program reimbursements from July 1, 2010 to June 30, 2011
(in Hawaii)

$1.38 for each breakfast
$2.60 for each lunch or dinner
$0.77 for each snack (up to 3 per day)

Standard Meal Allowance Rates for 2010 income tax returns
and for Tier I Food Program reimbursements from July 1, 2009 to June 30, 2010
(in Hawaii)

$1.38 for each breakfast
$2.59 for each lunch or dinner
$0.77 for each snack (up to 3 per day)

Standard Meal Allowance Rates for 2009 income tax returns
and for Tier I Food Program reimbursements from July 1, 2008 to June 30, 2009
(in Hawaii)

$1.36 for each breakfast
$2.55 for each lunch or dinner
$0.76 for each snack (up to 3 per day)

Standard Meal Allowance Rates for 2008 income tax returns
and for Tier I Food Program reimbursements from July 1, 2007 to June 30, 2008
(in Hawaii)

$1.29 for each breakfast
$2.41 for each lunch or dinner
$0.72 for each snack (up to 3 per day)

Standard Meal Allowance Rates for 2007 income tax returns
and for Tier I Food Program reimbursements from July 1, 2006 to June 30, 2007
(in Hawaii)

$1.24 for each breakfast
$2.31 for each lunch or dinner
$0.69 for each snack (up to 3 per day)

Standard Meal Allowance Rates for 2006 income tax returns
and for Tier I Food Program reimbursements from July 1, 2005 to June 30, 2006
(in Hawaii)

$1.23 for each breakfast
$2.29 for each lunch or dinner
$0.68 for each snack (up to 3 per day)

Standard Meal Allowance Rates for 2005 income tax returns
and for Tier I Food Program reimbursements from July 1, 2004 to June 30, 2005
(in Hawaii)

$1.20 for each breakfast
$2.25 for each lunch or dinner
$0.67 for each snack (up to 3 per day)


Last updated 8 August 2016

Posted on 2008-08-14 21:36:50

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