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Rhode Island tax help, forms and answers to thousands of Rhode Island tax questions. Handy summary of all Rhode Island taxes, including corporate and individual Rhode Island income taxes, credits, exemptions, deductions and more. Includes Rhode Island estate, gift and inheritance tax, miscellaneous Rhode Island taxes, pass-through entity treatment, payroll taxes, property taxes and Rhode Island sales & use taxes.

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Rhode Island State Tax Summary (TaxGrams ™)
Corporate Taxes
   Rates & Brackets:
      9%> $0
   Loss Carry-back/fwd: 0 Years Back / 5 Years Forward (Unlimited)
   Throwback Sales?: Y
   Foreign Tax Deductible?: Y
   Alternative Minimum Tax (AMT): N
   Gross Receipts Tax: N
   Capital Stock (Net Worth) Tax?: 0.030%

Credits and Incentives
   Job Credits?: Y
   R&D Credits?: Y
   Investment Credits?: Y

Individual Taxes
   Rates & Brackets:
      3.75%> $0
      7%> $33,950
      7.75%> $82,250
      9%> $171,550
      9.9%> $372,950
   Local Option IT Rate: None
   Federal Inc used as Base?: Y
   Standard Deductions: Single $5,450 / Joint $8,900
   Personal Exemptions/Credits (c): Single $3,500 / Joint $7,000 / Dependent $3,500
   Federal Tax Deductible?: N
   State Tax Deductible?: Y
   Alternative Minimum Tax (AMT)?: Y

Inheritance, Gift, Estate, Death Taxes
   Gift Tax?: N
   Estate Tax?: Decoupled
   Inheritance Tax?: N
   Generation-Skipping Tax?: N

Miscellaneous Taxes
   Gas Tax: 31.0 cents/gallon
   Diesel Tax: 31.0 cents/gallon
   Cigarette Tax: 346 cents/20 pack

Pass-through Entities
   LLC Pass-through Recognized?: Y
   S-Corp Pass-through Recognized?: Partial

Payroll Taxes
   Unemployment Insurance Tax Index ( #50

Property Taxes
   Median Tax Paid on Homes (Rank): $3,534 (#5)
   Median Value of Homes: $286,000
   Tax as % of Home Value (Rank): 1.24% (#16)
   Median Income of Homeowner: $75,813
   Tax as % of Income (Rank): 4.66% (#7)

Sales and Use Taxes
   State Rate: 7.0%
   County & City (Weighted Ave): None
   Combined State and Ave. Local Rates (Rank): 7.0% (#19)
   General Treatment of Services: Exempt
   Gas Exemption: Exempt
   Grocery Exemption: Exempt



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Rhode Island: Amnesty

The Rhode Island Division of Taxation is offering a Tax Amnesty program from September 2, 2012 through November 15, 2012 which will allow certain taxpayers to pay the full amount of overdue taxes plus seventy-five percent of any interest due, without having to pay the remaining interest and any penalty amounts due and without being subject to any other civil or criminal penalties.

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Rhode Island: Voluntary Disclosure

The Rhode Island Division of Taxation encourages businesses and individuals who are not in compliance with Rhode Island tax laws to come forward voluntarily to pay Rhode Island taxes.

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