Wednesday, February 21, 2024

PTE Filing Guidance

The Rhode Island Division of Taxation has published guidance regarding the Rhode Island Pass-Through Entity Election Tax Return (RI-PTE).

More information is available in Advisory 2024-10.

Thursday, February 15, 2024

Updated Guidance Regarding Spam Calls

The Rhode Island Division of Taxation today provides additional guidance pertaining to possible spam/scam phone calls claiming to be from the Rhode Island Division of Taxation. 


If you receive calls that are unexpected or seem suspicious, please call us at 401-574-8829, option #3, to confirm authenticity.


Please see Advisory 2024-09, for tips and guidance to help you stay safe from scammers and identity thieves.

Wednesday, February 14, 2024

ALERT

ALERT:
RI Taxpayers have reported receiving spam phone calls claiming to be from the RI Division of Taxation.

If you receive calls that are unexpected or seem suspicious, please call us at 401-574-8829,
option #3 to confirm authenticity.


Division of Taxation logo. Red text: "Alert." Navy text: "RI Taxpayers have reported receiving spam phone calls claiming to be from the RI Division of Taxation. If you receive calls that are unexpected or seem suspicious, please call us at 401-574-8829, option #3 to confirm authenticity or report scam activity." To the right of the text: a red illustration of a cell phone with a caution symbol on the screen.

Temporary Relief From The Gross Earnings Tax On Electricity and Gas application available

The Rhode Island Division of Taxation today informs utility companies that the gross earnings temporary relief application is now available. It can be found on the Division’s website on the dedicated Temporary Relief From The Gross Earnings Tax On Electricity and Gas page.

Details can be found in Advisory 2024-08.

Monday, February 12, 2024

Latest declaratory ruling

The Rhode Island Division of Taxation has posted its latest declaratory ruling. Ruling No. 2024-01 was issued after a taxpayer requested a ruling relating to the taxability of the charges for entertainment services provided by the company.

Thursday, February 8, 2024

Contractors & Rhode Island Tax guide is now available

The Rhode Island Division of Taxation is committed to continuous improvement of the taxpayer experience. As part of this ongoing effort, the Division has created a guide for contractors and related businesses. The guide titled "Contractors & Rhode Island Tax” outlines tax responsibilities for contractors, answers common questions, and provides examples and extended guidance to help businesses comply with Rhode Island taxes.

Friday, February 2, 2024

Free tax preparation software is available for many taxpayers

The Rhode Island Division of Taxation, in partnership with the Free File Alliance, reminds taxpayers that many Rhode Islanders qualify for the Free File program. The program allows filers to use name-brand tax preparation software to prepare and file their state and federal income taxes at no cost.

More information is available in Advisory 2024-06.