SALT Report 1691 – The Rhode Island Division of Taxation issued a notice regarding taxicab, limousine, charter bus, and other types of transportation services. Effective October 1, 2012 Rhode Island’s 7% sales and use tax will be imposed on the gross receipts derived from sales of taxicab and limousine services.
These services include but are not limited to:
- Taxicab services and taxi dispatchers
- Limousine services
- Charter bus services, and
- All other transit and ground passenger transportation
Additionally, any person or entity engaged in any of the above services will be considered a retailer and will be required to register with the Rhode Island Division of Taxation, obtain a sales tax permit, and collect and remit sales and use tax.
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