Rhode Island – Tax Amnesty To Begin December 1, 2017 through February 15, 2018

SALT Report 3942 – The Rhode Island Division of Taxation is preparing for a 75 day tax amnesty scheduled to begin Friday, December 1, 2017 through Thursday, February 15, 2018.  Advisory 2017-29, published September 27, 2017, provides some planning and Continue reading Rhode Island – Tax Amnesty To Begin December 1, 2017 through February 15, 2018

Rhode Island – Non-Collecting Retailers, Referrers, And Retail Sales Facilitators

SALT Report 3929 – The Rhode Island Division of Taxation has established a special section of its website to help foster compliance with the recently enacted “Non-Collecting Retailers, Referrers, and Retail Sale Facilitators Act.” Under legislation enacted on August 3, 2017, Continue reading Rhode Island – Non-Collecting Retailers, Referrers, And Retail Sales Facilitators

Rhode Island –Governor Norquist Supports A Sales Tax Rate Reduction From 7% to 3%

SALT Report 3357 – The Rhode Island Center for Freedom and Prosperity is supporting House Bill 8039 which more than halves the current sales and use tax rate in Rhode Island.  Having the highest unemployment rate and lowest population growth Continue reading Rhode Island –Governor Norquist Supports A Sales Tax Rate Reduction From 7% to 3%

Rhode Island – Seminars for Tax Practitioners

SALT Report 3071 – The Rhode Island Division of Taxation is offering two seminars for corporate and personal income tax and sales and use tax practitioners. The seminars will focus on what to expect for the upcoming filing season and Continue reading Rhode Island – Seminars for Tax Practitioners

Rhode Island – Commission to Study Sales Tax System

SALT Report 2739 – The Rhode Island General Assembly has authorized a legislative commission to conduct a study of the state’s sales tax system, including the possibility of repealing the sales tax.  As proposed, the 13-member commission would include: Three Continue reading Rhode Island – Commission to Study Sales Tax System

Rhode Island – Bill Enacts New Exemptions and Authorizes Remote Sales Collections

SALT Report 2733 – In the latest edition of Rhode Island tax News, the Department of Revenue discusses the sales and use tax provisions in the state’s fiscal year 2014 budget bill recently signed by Governor Lincoln Chafee.  Included in Continue reading Rhode Island – Bill Enacts New Exemptions and Authorizes Remote Sales Collections

Rhode Island – Food Regulation Repealed

SALT Report 2315 – The Rhode Island Division of Taxation has repealed a sales and use tax regulation applicable to food products because the contents have been incorporated into Regulation SU 09-59 Food and Food Ingredients, Prepared Food/Meals, Candy, Soft Continue reading Rhode Island – Food Regulation Repealed

Rhode Island – Recently Amended Sales and Use Tax Rules and Exemptions

SALT Report 2306 – The Rhode Island Department of Revenue recently amended the following rules and exemptions. Interstate Carrier Exemption The sales and use tax regulation regarding interstate carriers has been amended to reflect recently enacted legislation. Changes to the Continue reading Rhode Island – Recently Amended Sales and Use Tax Rules and Exemptions

Rhode Island – Annual Report Required for Alcoholic Beverage Taxes

SALT Report 1958 – The Rhode Island Department of Revenue issued notices to Taxpayers that sell alcoholic beverages and to those who file alcoholic beverage import service fee returns. As a result of legislation enacted by the Rhode Island General… Continue reading Rhode Island – Annual Report Required for Alcoholic Beverage Taxes

Rhode Island – Extended Hours for Tax Amnesty Program

SALT Report 1881 – The Rhode Island Division of Taxation announced that they have extended their office hours to accommodate taxpayers who are interested in the state’s tax amnesty program. The program’s call center and walk-in service are now ope… Continue reading Rhode Island – Extended Hours for Tax Amnesty Program