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

Rhode Island – Reminder: SAAS Subject To Sales Tax Beginning Monday, October 1, 2018.

PROVIDENCE, R.I. – The Rhode Island Division of Taxation reminds tax professionals, tax software providers, businesses, and others about a tax change that will take effect on Monday, October 1, 2018. On and after that date, the sale, storage, use, Continue reading Rhode Island – Reminder: SAAS Subject To Sales Tax Beginning Monday, October 1, 2018.

Rhode Island – State of Wayfair: More on Rhode Island Retroactivity

Still going retro, Rhode Island? Yes, Paul Grimaldi, spokesman for the state’s Department of Revenue, told Bloomberg Tax Sept. 5. What that means is that the state still intends to enforce an effective date of Aug. 17, 2017, for its Continue reading Rhode Island – State of Wayfair: More on Rhode Island Retroactivity

Multistate – Wayfair Economic Nexus (ENexus) Thresholds As of July 24, 2018

ENexus Thresholds As of July 24, 2018 Ref State Date Number of Sales Dollars of Sales Enexus Threshold 1 IN 1/1/2017 200 $100,000 100/200 2 WY 1/1/2017 200 $100,000 100/200 3 RI 8/17/2017 200 $100,000 100/200 4 ME 10/1/2017 200 Continue reading Multistate – Wayfair Economic Nexus (ENexus) Thresholds As of July 24, 2018