- Assistant Tax Administrator retires
- New DOR Director
- Filing on extension
- Extension forms
- Free File continues
- Ways to make tax payments
- Sales tax calendar
Thursday, July 29, 2021
Wednesday, July 28, 2021
The Rhode Island Division of Taxation has posted a revised version of a regulation that involves motor vehicles and sales/use tax. There were no substantive changes to the regulation. Rather, the revisions were technical in nature, such as the addition of a table of contents. The regulation is 280-RICR-20-70-28 ("Motor Vehicle and Non-Motorized Vehicle Taxes"). To view, click here.
Tuesday, July 27, 2021
The Rhode Island Division of Taxation, the Internal Revenue Service, and other partners in the Security Summit urge tax professionals to increase efforts to inform clients about the federal Identity Protection PIN Opt-In Program. Having an Identity Protection PIN can protect against tax-related identity theft. To learn more, click here.
Monday, July 26, 2021
The Rhode Island Division of Taxation today posted a plain-language summary of recently enacted State tax-law changes. Among the topics covered in the summary:
- Paycheck Protection Program loans
- Sales tax permits
- 'Wavemaker' awards
- Historic preservation tax credits
- East Providence tourism
- Real estate conveyance tax
To learn more, click here.
Wednesday, July 21, 2021
The Rhode Island Division of Taxation, the Internal Revenue Service, and other partners in the Security Summit urge tax professionals and taxpayers to use multi-factor authentication to help protect against identity and data theft. For more information, click here.
Tuesday, July 20, 2021
The Rhode Island Division of Taxation has extended an emergency regulation that provides withholding-tax guidance for employers that have employees who are temporarily working remotely due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.
The expiration date for the emergency withholding regulation (280-RICR-20-55-14) has been extended to September 15, 2021. However, the regulation would terminate sooner if Rhode Island’s state of emergency declaration expires before then. (The state of emergency is currently extended to August 6, 2021.)
Friday, July 9, 2021
Rhode Island Governor Daniel J. McKee has extended Executive Order 20-02, which declared a state of emergency due to the dangers to health and life posed by the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.
This Executive Order will remain in full force and effect until August 6, 2021, unless renewed, modified, or terminated by subsequent Executive Orders. For more information, click here.
Thursday, July 8, 2021
The Rhode Island Division of Taxation has posted Notices about certain new changes in tax law. For information and links, please see the list below.
- Tax treatment of PPP loans - see Notice 2021-01
- Hospital licensing fee - see Notice 2021-02
- Employer Tax - see Notice 2021-03
- Real estate conveyance tax - see Notice 2021-04
- Sales permit fee - see Notice 2021-05
- Tax credits - see Notice 2021-06
For these and other Notices, click here.