State Government Press Releases

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03/30/2015
ORA released the FY 2015 Monthly and YTD Cash Collections Report for February 2015. This report compares cash collections on a monthly and fiscal year-to-date basis in FY 2015 to cash collections on the same bases in FY 2014. This report is a complement to the monthly Revenue Assessment Report.
03/26/2015
The Rhode Island Department of Revenue, Office of Revenue Analysis released its FY 2015 Revenue Assessment Report for February 2015 today. The Revenue Assessment Report, which is issued on a monthly basis, compares the adjusted general revenues by revenue source on a fiscal year-to-date and...
03/03/2015
The Office of Revenue Analysis released its report on the state 5% hotel tax. The report looks at the collection and disbursement of the state's 5% hotel tax which is levied on the rental of lodging for less than 30 consecutive days at the state's hotels, motels and bed and breakfasts. The...
03/03/2015
ORA released its reports of FY 2015 local 1% hotel tax collection and meal and beverage tax collection. These reports compare local collections of both taxes by community on a month-to-month, year-over-year, and fiscal year-to-date over fiscal year-to-date basis. The report notes that a filing...
02/26/2015
ORA released the FY 2015 Monthly and YTD Cash Collections Report for January 2015. This report compares cash collections on a monthly and fiscal year-to-date basis in FY 2015 to cash collections on the same bases in FY 2014. This report is a complement to the monthly Revenue Assessment Report. ...
02/17/2015
The Rhode Island Department of Revenue released its FY 2015 Revenue Assessment Report for January 2015 today. The Revenue Assessment Report, which is issued on a monthly basis, compares the adjusted general revenues by revenue source on a fiscal year-to-date and monthly basis to expected general...
02/13/2015
Precautionary measures in place will help protect refunds and state dollars In response to reports last week of a surge in fraudulent refund activity in a number of states including issues involving TurboTax personal tax preparation software the Rhode Island Division of Taxation has begun...
02/04/2015
The Division of Taxation released its quarterly newsletter for taxpayers and preparers. The newsletter highlights what is new for the tax filing season including changes in the statewide property-tax relief program and corporate tax changes. Additionally, readers can learn more about the award...
02/04/2015
The Locally-Administered Pension and OPEB Study Commission released its report to the Governor and General Assembly leadership on January 9, 2015. The Division of Municipal Finance, in the Department of Revenue provided administrative and analytical support to the Commission. The report...
02/04/2015
Office of Revenue Analysis Released its State of Rhode Island Revenue Assessment Report. The monthly revenue assessment report compares adjusted revenues to the Office of Revenue Analysis' estimate of revenues based on the current fiscal year's enacted revenue estimates. The purpose of the...