TechHui

Hawaiʻi's Technology and New Media Community

Douglas Levin
  • Male
  • Kahului, HI
  • United States
Share on Facebook
Share Twitter

Douglas Levin's Friends

  • Richard OBryan
  • Stephen Baker
  • Jerry Isdale
  • Garrett Lisi
  • Keith Powers
  • Lynn Powers
  • Brian Thomas
  • Ben Holz
  • Tommy Russo
  • David B. Fisher
  • Don Couch
  • Ben Ward
  • Laurence A. Lee
  • Sam Joseph
  • Mika Leuck

Douglas Levin's Groups

 

Douglas Levin's Page

Latest Activity

Douglas Levin was featured
Jun 17, 2013
Daniel Leuck commented on Douglas Levin's blog post "What! You have revenue?!" Surprising high points along the way to launch.
"Its great to hear a story about a Maui SaaS startup using a local team to successfully move through the steps from funding and development to first revenue. We hear a ton of talk about ideation, presentation and funding, but without execution none…"
May 16, 2013
Douglas Levin's blog post was featured

"What! You have revenue?!" Surprising high points along the way to launch.

So last week I flew over to Oahu and had brunch with Daniel Leuck (whom you all know if you read TechHui).  It was a great trip, but one of the highlights of it for me was his absolute surprise we had revenue.  Apparently this is a big deal.He had to explain it to me, because I was clueless.  Daniel is of course one of the most (if not the most) connected tech guys on Oahu, and he admitted it was extremely rare that local startups achieve any level of revenue - and absolutely non-existent on…See More
May 9, 2013
Douglas Levin posted a blog post

"What! You have revenue?!" Surprising high points along the way to launch.

So last week I flew over to Oahu and had brunch with Daniel Leuck (whom you all know if you read TechHui).  It was a great trip, but one of the highlights of it for me was his absolute surprise we had revenue.  Apparently this is a big deal.He had to explain it to me, because I was clueless.  Daniel is of course one of the most (if not the most) connected tech guys on Oahu, and he admitted it was extremely rare that local startups achieve any level of revenue - and absolutely non-existent on…See More
May 9, 2013
Douglas Levin joined Daniel Leuck's group
Thumbnail

Innovation Economy Workforce Development

This is a group for those interested in technology workforce development. In particular we are interested in the type of technologists needed by companies who are innovating (i.e. creating IP) and/or interactive content creators.
Apr 24, 2013
Douglas Levin and Richard OBryan are now friends
Mar 29, 2013
Douglas Levin left a comment for Stephen Baker
"Tried to call, got voicemail.  Give my office a ring when you have time 808-270-1090."
Dec 9, 2011
Douglas Levin is now friends with Ben Ward, Jerry Isdale and Stephen Baker
Dec 9, 2011
Douglas Levin replied to Stephen Baker's discussion Tax Implications for SAAS
"Stephen, The simple answer, which would need further information and a little tax research to confirm for sure is that your company would have to pay GE tax on its sales to Hawaii residents, and would not have to pay on services for customers with…"
Dec 9, 2011
Douglas Levin replied to Ben Ward's discussion Ruby on Rails Developer position on Maui
"Wow, you make us sound so corporate Ben (and I thought I was the accountant?)    Anyway if you're local and you have at least Rails skills please reach out to us by email - we'd like to at least chat. Thanks! doug@cheqbook.com"
Sep 9, 2011
Douglas Levin commented on Daniel Leuck's group Maui Techies
"Responding to Reichart's comments and the link:   First, I don't mind the word tech at all, I don't see any negative connotations to the point I was surprised there was a perception of any.   Second, I'm curious about…"
Mar 18, 2011
Douglas Levin might attend Les Vogel's event

Maui Techies / GTUG Dinner at The Rassmussen's

December 2, 2010 from 6pm to 10pm
Potluck dinner at the Rassmussen'sOur last meeting for the year. Great spot to give a talk, lots of light.See More
Nov 30, 2010
Douglas Levin and Sam Joseph are now friends
Sep 17, 2010
Douglas Levin commented on Daniel Leuck's group Maui Techies
"Garrett, I haven't heard from you all day, so I'm presuming this event has been canceled due to lack of interest. I'll probably be there if I can get a ticket, don't worry about getting me one. Maybe we'll run into each…"
Dec 18, 2009
Garrett Lisi and Douglas Levin are now friends
Dec 18, 2009
Douglas Levin commented on Daniel Leuck's group Maui Techies
"Garrett, put me down for a ticket to the show. I have to drop my kid off at Friday Gymnastics at 7:00 then will head right there. I'll send you cell number, etc. privately when you confirm 'friend'. By the way, how you doing?…"
Dec 18, 2009

Profile Information

Occupation:
Other
Company:
Levin & Hu, LLP
About Me:
CPA, Hawaii/Maui Angel Member & Investor (& Tech Groupie). My firm Levin & Hu, LLP and myself are tax specialists located on the island of Maui. We are currently the 12th largest CPA firm in Hawaii as well as the largest on the neighbor islands (depending on how you measure) and are generally known for our technical competence in taxation; including Qualified High Technology Businesses (Act 221), corporations, partnerships, and multi-state taxation matters. We are expanding to Oahu in the coming year, and are offering equity for services agreements to a limited number of start ups who we think have a strong future. Plus, we're fun!
Website:
http://www.levinhu.com
Twitter Username
taxadvocate

Douglas Levin's Videos

  • Add Videos
  • View All

Douglas Levin's Blog

"What! You have revenue?!" Surprising high points along the way to launch.

So last week I flew over to Oahu and had brunch with Daniel Leuck (whom you all know if you read TechHui).  It was a great trip, but one of the highlights of it for me was his absolute surprise we had revenue.  Apparently this is a big deal.

He had to explain it to me, because I was clueless.  Daniel is of course…

Continue

Posted on May 9, 2013 at 5:30pm — 1 Comment

The Never Ending Tax Blog: Brief Answers to All Your Tax Questions

This is the first post in what I hope becomes a continuing blog with answers to the basic tax and accounting questions you technical specialists may have. Just ask away, and when I get the chance I'll answer your posts so you can run your companies right.



To get us started, my first blog post is on the subject of choice of entity. As with all of them, I'm going to keep it brief.



Most venture capitalists prefer C corporations for two primary reasons: they're self-contained… Continue

Posted on March 28, 2009 at 11:11pm — 15 Comments

Comment Wall (3 comments)

You need to be a member of TechHui to add comments!

Join TechHui

At 11:47am on March 25, 2009, Daniel Leuck said…
Great! Note that we have a special group for Maui Techies.
At 2:15pm on March 18, 2009, Mika Leuck said…
Yep - thats me. Dan's dad is Mike Leuck so I am used to getting funny messages :-)
At 2:05pm on March 18, 2009, Mika Leuck said…
E komo mai Douglas! Its great to see a tech savvy CPA in the community.

The FAQ is a good place to learn about the site. You may want to join some of the interest groups such as Tech Investors.

We hope you find TechHui useful and invite others. See you in the groups and forums!
 
 
 

Sponsors

web design, web development, localization

© 2014   Created by Daniel Leuck.

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service