Rhode Island – Tax on Sightseeing Transportation Services Eliminated

SALT Report 1576 – The Rhode Island Division of Taxation issued a notice regarding the taxability of package tours and sightseeing transportation services.  Effective July 1, 2012, the law requiring retailers to collect and remit sales and use tax on these services has been repealed.
Taxpayers who have been collecting tax on these services must still file a sales and use tax return for the period ending June 30, 2012 and remit the applicable tax, return, and payment on or before July 20, 2012.
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