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Rhode Island Income Taxes and RI State Tax Forms

Rhode Island Income Taxes and RI State Tax Forms

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Efile.com makes it easy for you to e-file your state tax return (e.g resident, nonresident, or part-year resident returns). However, the IRS and the respective state tax agencies require you to e-file a federal income tax return at the same time you efile a state tax return. This is not an efile.com policy but an IRS and state agency policy. Many taxpayers have asked how they can only prepare and file a state income tax return. The efile.com tax application lets you prepare a state tax return only, however you cannot efile the state return upon completion. Instead, you will have to download the completed state tax return as a PDF file, print it, sign it, and mail it to the respective state – the address is on the PDF file. Find more detailed instructions on how to prepare and file a state only return on efile.com.

Prepare and efile these state forms for 2018 in conjunction with your federal and state income tax return. As you proceed through the tax interview on efile.com, the application will select the correct state forms for you. You can also select tax forms individually. All these forms will then be e-filed by you to the state tax agency. Instructions on how to only prepare a state income tax return.

* Due to IRS and state tax agency tax data sharing and validation requirements, you can only e-file a state income tax return while also e-filing a federal income tax return. This is not an efile.com created policy, but all online tax web sites have to adhere to this IRS/state issued tax data sharing policy. Find out how to only prepare and file a state tax return. Only on efile.com can you prepare and efile unlimited state tax returns for one low price. Most other sites charge a per state price.

If your Rhode Island state return was rejected by the state and not efile.com, you will receive an error reject code. If you prepared and efiled your return on efile.com, we will provide you with an explanation of how to correct the error on your return. You may then resubmit your state return at no additional charge until it is accepted by the state. View a list of all Rhode Island State efile Income Tax Return Error Reject Codes.

If you are certain that you cannot file your Rhode Island return by the deadline, you do not need to file for an extension. You will automatically receive a 6-month extension of time to file your return (not to pay). The extended tax return due date is October 15, 2019. Please be aware that Rhode Island will not accept the federal extension form as an extension for your Rhode Island tax return. However, if you expect to owe income taxes, you should submit your payment with payment voucher Form RI-4868. If you efiled your return and are making a payment by check or money order, you must complete a Form RI-4868 on efile.com. If you are making a payment by credit card, a Form RI-4868 is not needed. If you are making an automatic extension payment, you also must use Form RI-4868 unless it is made electronically. Use efile.com and prepare a Rhode Island tax return to find out what your Rhode Island state income tax payment will be.

Important: Do you need to prepare and e-file an IRS or federal tax extension as well?

Amended Rhode Island tax returns can only be mailed; they cannot be efiled. Learn how to file a Rhode Island tax amendment.

Rhode Island state tax forms for previous Tax Years cannot be prepared and e-filed during the current tax season. You will need to print, fill out, and mail the forms to the Rhode Island Department of Revenue.

Rhode Island state tax forms for previous Tax Years cannot be prepared and e-filed during the current tax season. You will need to print, fill out, and mail the forms to the Rhode Island Department of Revenue.

Rhode Island individual income is taxed across three tax brackets at three graduated rates.

The state’s sales tax rate is 7%. In addition, there is a 6% hotel tax on room rentals in hotels, motels, and lodging houses.

More information on Rhode Island Sales Tax

Personal property (real and tangible) tax assessments and collections in Rhode Island are only administered locally. They are handled by the municipal assessors and collectors in the jurisdictions where the properties are located.The only exception is the fire district taxes collected in several rural communities.

A taxpayer who owned real property and/or made real property improvements during the Tax Year (as of midnight on December 31) is required to file a personal property statement reporting them prior to the filing year.

The state has a property tax relief credit available for residents whose total household income doesn’t exceed $30,000. The refund is calculated based on the amount by which property taxes (or rent) exceed a percentage of the household income. The maximum refund is $300. Tax credit applicants must file Form RI-1040H, Rhode Island Property Tax Relief Credit.

There is no sales tax on the boarding of animals at kennels and the boarding of animals at veterinary hospitals for medical care. However, the tax applies to supplies (including food) that were purchased by a kennel or primary veterinary operator for operating a kennel/veterinary business.

You can contact the Rhode Island Division of Taxation at (401) 574-8829, option #3.

For more information on Rhode Island state income taxes, you can visit the website of the Rhode Island Division of Taxation.

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