Tuesday, July 28, 2015

Friday, July 24, 2015

Tax on short-term residential rentals - new postings

The Rhode Island Division of Taxation has posted the following items to its website:
The postings are to help implement recent changes in Rhode Island statute that expanded the sales tax and hotel tax to short-term rentals of residential property, including the rental of vacation homes, beach cottages, and rooms. 

Summary of Legislative Changes

The Rhode Island Department of Revenue's Division of Taxation has posted the 2015 edition of its "Summary of Legislative Changes." Click here to view.

Wednesday, July 15, 2015

FAQs for tax on short-term residential rentals

The Rhode Island Division of Taxation this afternoon posted FAQs regarding the recent extension of the sales and hotel tax to short-term residential rentals, including vacation homes. The document is intended as an aid to homeowners, tax practitioners, real estate professionals, and others. 

Friday, July 3, 2015

Cigarette tax notices

The Rhode Island Division of Taxation has posted two new Notices. Each involves cigarette tax changes that resulted from legislation signed into law earlier this week.

Notice number
Description
Link

Notice 2015-08

Cigarette tax / retailers



Notice 2015-09

Cigarette tax / wholesalers






Wednesday, July 1, 2015

Five new Notices posted

The Division of Taxation today posted five new Notices. All of them involve tax changes that resulted from legislation signed into law yesterday.

Notice Number
Description
Link
Notice 2015-03
Sales tax exemption on electricity, heating fuels, gas

Notice 2015-04
Tax on short-term residential rentals

Notice 2015-05
Repeal of imaging surcharge

Notice 2015-06
Repeal of outpatient surcharge

Notice 2015-07
Hospital license fee changes


Wednesday, June 17, 2015

Three new Administrative Decisions

The Division of Taxation has posted three decisions that were issued after recent administrative hearings:

Administrative Decision 2015-18 focuses on a cigarette dealer's license revocation.
Administrative Decision 2015-19 looks at whether a refund claim was filed on time.
Administrative Decision 2015-20 also looks at whether a refund claim was filed on time.