Thursday, September 22, 2016

Acting Tax Administrator warns of scam

Rhode Island Acting Tax Administrator Neena S. Savage today urged tax professionals and taxpayers to be on guard against fake emails purporting to contain an IRS tax bill related to the Affordable Care Act.

Details of the scam are in an alert issued jointly today by the IRS and its Security Summit partners, which include the Rhode Island Division of Taxation.

Wednesday, September 14, 2016

Payments of estimated tax due tomorrow

The Rhode Island Division of Taxation reminds tax professionals and taxpayers that quarterly estimated payments of Rhode Island personal income tax are due tomorrow. September 15 is also the deadline for making estimated payments of certain other taxes. 

But the extended due date this time around for calendar-year C corporations is not September 15. Instead, it is October 17.

Click here for more information.

Friday, September 2, 2016

Scam Alert: New wave targets tax pros

Rhode Island Acting Tax Administrator Neena S. Savage urges tax professionals to read today’s alert from the Internal Revenue Service, which warns of a new wave of online attacks targeting tax professionals. For details, click here.

Labor Day holiday

The Rhode Island Division of Taxation office, at One Capitol Hill, Providence, R.I., will be closed on Monday, September 5, in observance of the Labor Day holiday. The office will reopen to the public at 8:30 a.m. on Tuesday, September 6.

Forms, instructions, and other documents, as well as online tools, are available throughout the holiday weekend on the agency's website: www.tax.ri.gov

Thursday, September 1, 2016

Revised forms for estate tax filings

The Rhode Island Division of Taxation has posted revised forms for estate tax filings. The Division has also created and posted a voucher for use when making payments involving the estate tax or estate tax-related lien releases (see snapshot below). For details, click here.






Monday, August 22, 2016

Latest tax credit disclosure report

The Division of Taxation has posted on its website its latest annual tax credit and incentive report, as required by Rhode Island statute.

The latest report identifies 20 businesses that received a combined total of $29.4 million in certain state tax credits and incentives for the fiscal year ended June 30, 2016. 

Some of those recipients also received a combined total of approximately $15.3 million in other Rhode Island tax credits and incentives, the report shows.

Friday, August 12, 2016

New scam targets tax preparers

Rhode Island Acting Tax Administrator Neena S. Savage urges tax professionals to read yesterday’s announcement from the Internal Revenue Service regarding a new phishing scam, which specifically targets tax preparers. The announcement also reviews ways to safeguard data.