Rhode Island – The Division Of Taxation Latest Newsletter Is Now Available

The Rhode Island Division of Taxation has posted the latest issue of its newsletter. Among the topics: Remote seller law Tax-related legislation New chief appointed New statutes of limitation Help for local retailers from Streamlined To view a copy, click Continue reading Rhode Island – The Division Of Taxation Latest Newsletter Is Now Available

Rhode Island – Three Landmines In Rhode Island’s Post-Wayfair Sales Tax Law And How To Avoid Them

As expected, Rhode Island enacted legislation effective July 1, 2019 that requires remote retailers, marketplace facilitators, and referrers to register with the Rhode Island Division of Taxation and collect and remit Rhode Island’s 7% sales and use tax. But one Continue reading Rhode Island – Three Landmines In Rhode Island’s Post-Wayfair Sales Tax Law And How To Avoid Them

Rhode Island – Republicans Try In Vain To Protect Trigger For Sales-Tax Cut

Republicans fought to protect a state law mandating a half-percentage-point cut in the state’s 7% sales tax Friday as the Rhode Island House deliberated on the state budget for next year. The 2011 law included a trigger to cut the Continue reading Rhode Island – Republicans Try In Vain To Protect Trigger For Sales-Tax Cut

Rhode Island – Political Scene: Does Internet Revenue Boost Justify A Sales Tax Cut?

Lawmakers rejected most of then-Gov. Lincoln Chafee’s tax plans in 2011, but got behind one of his concepts in their annual budget — a future sales tax rate cut if the state were ever allowed to tax internet sales from Continue reading Rhode Island – Political Scene: Does Internet Revenue Boost Justify A Sales Tax Cut?

Rhode Island – Nardone Bill Would Lower Remote Sales Tax In RI from 7% To 6.5% As “Already Required By Law”

Freshman Republican State Representative George Nardone appeared on GoLocal LIVE at at the Rhode Island State House, where he spoke to his bill, introduced along with colleagues Sherry Roberts and Minority Leader Blake Filippi — to reduce the rate for Continue reading Rhode Island – Nardone Bill Would Lower Remote Sales Tax In RI from 7% To 6.5% As “Already Required By Law”

Rhode Island – Division of Taxation Releases Latest Newsletter

The Rhode Island Division of Taxation today posted the latest issue of its newsletter. Among the topics: The new law involving remote sellers. Tips for last-minute tax filers. The 10-day rule involving software updates. TDI tax refunds. Rhode Island’s Free Continue reading Rhode Island – Division of Taxation Releases Latest Newsletter

Multi-State – States Renew Push for Taxes On Sugary Drinks

Nearly three decades after a U.S. state last imposed a special tax on sugary drinks, Connecticut’s governor is pushing for one to help close a budget deficit — and bracing for a fight. Taxes on soda and other sugar-loaded drinks Continue reading Multi-State – States Renew Push for Taxes On Sugary Drinks

Rhode Island – General Assembly Passes Bill to Collect Sales Taxes from Online Retailers

The Rhode Island General Assembly passed legislation to collect sales tax from online retailers.  The bill was introduced by Senator William Conley Jr.  “Out-of-state retailers should adhere to the state sales tax the same as every store on Main Street. Continue reading Rhode Island – General Assembly Passes Bill to Collect Sales Taxes from Online Retailers

Rhode Island – Law Makers Propose A Sales Tax Holiday Weekend

Rhode Island state representative, Joseph Solomon proposes a tax exempt weekend for items less than $2,500 in value. Solomon Insists hotel and restaurant taxes will make up for the close to 5 million dollar loss in sales tax funds. The Continue reading Rhode Island – Law Makers Propose A Sales Tax Holiday Weekend

Rhode Island – Raimondo Pushing For Expanded ‘Amazon Tax’ To Help Plug R.I. Budget Gaps

PROVIDENCE — Amid lagging revenues, the Raimondo administration is pushing for fast action by lawmakers on an expanded “Amazon tax” and potentially other revenue-raising measures to start plugging growing budget holes. Gov. Gina Raimondo’s budget team is asking the General Continue reading Rhode Island – Raimondo Pushing For Expanded ‘Amazon Tax’ To Help Plug R.I. Budget Gaps