Tuesday, August 9, 2022

Rhode Island Child Tax Rebate

The Rhode Island Division of Taxation has posted an Advisory containing information regarding the 2022 Child Tax Rebate.

The Division has created a webpage specifically for the Child Tax Rebate. For up-to-date information, as well as detailed FAQs, please visit the webpage at: https://tax.ri.gov/ChildTaxRebate2022.

Friday, July 15, 2022

Summary of Legislative Changes 2022 posted

The Rhode Island Division of Taxation has posted a plain-language summary of key tax provisions that were enacted in the 2022 session of the Rhode Island General Assembly. 

Most of the tax changes were enacted in the budget bill for the 2023 fiscal year. Some of the changes were enacted in stand-alone legislation.

To view a copy of the Division's "Summary of Legislative Changes", visit our website.

Wednesday, July 13, 2022

Reminder: tax help is available year-round

Some volunteer tax-preparation sites are open even when the regular filing season is over.

Internal Revenue Service (IRS) provides details on who qualifies and where you can find a site near you.

More information is available through the IRS website.

Tuesday, June 14, 2022

Juneteenth holiday moves some due dates to June 21

Due to the federal banking holiday of Juneteenth, being observed on June 20th this year, returns and payments normally due June 20, 2022 are instead due June 21, 2022. 

Tuesday, June 7, 2022

Second installment of estimated payments deadline - June 15

The Rhode Island Division of Taxation reminds taxpayers and tax professionals that an important deadline for many payment types is quickly approaching. June 15 is the deadline for the second installment of estimated payments. Estimated payments apply to some personal income filers and many business entities. 

Read the Advisory.

Monday, June 6, 2022

Updated Guidance Regarding EITC

The IRS has released updated guidance regarding the 2021 Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC).

Taxpayers should be aware the new guidance states that for 2021, eligible taxpayers can choose to figure the Earned Income Tax Credit using their 2019 earned income if it was higher than their 2021 earned income, even if they did not have any earned income in 2021

This guidance supersedes information provided previously, including in the Division's Advisory 2022-11.

Wednesday, June 1, 2022

Cashier Office Hours: 9-3:30

Beginning June 1, 2022, the Division of Taxation’s Cashier Office hours will be as follows:
Monday – Friday
Cashier: 9am to 3:30pm
Drop Box: 8:30am to 4 pm

See the Division's notice for more details and a brief guide to the different payment options that may be available to you: Notice 2022-01