State Government Press Releases

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02/03/2016
Providence, R.I. -- The R.I. Division of Finance has completed calculations for the state aid disbursements incorporated in Governor Raimondo's proposed Fiscal Year 2017 budget, as well as revised disbursements for Fiscal Year 2016. The tables released here today: http://www.municipalfinance....
01/29/2016
Providence, RI -- The Rhode Island Department of Revenue released its FY 2016 Revenue Assessment Report for December 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...
01/21/2016
Providence, R.I. -- The R.I. Division of Finance has completed its 26th annual salary survey for municipal government positions of the state's 39 cities and towns. The survey includes salaries for chief executives, 32 various department directors and other municipal officials. The survey...
01/05/2016
PROVIDENCE, R.I. – The R.I. Division of Municipal Finance has issued its Fiscal Year 2016 Property Tax Cap Report summarizing compliance with the state property tax levy cap of 4 percent, now in its ninth year. The Fiscal Year 2016 Property Tax Cap Report, now available on the division website,
01/05/2016
(Providence, RI), The Rhode Island Department of Revenue released its FY 2016 State 5.0 Percent Hotel Tax Collections Report for October 2015 today. The State 5.0 Percent Hotel Tax Allocation Report, which is issued on a monthly basis, compares the collections from the state's 5.0-percent hotel...
09/18/2015
PROVIDENCE, R.I. – Acting Director of Revenue David Sullivan today announced that the Rhode Island Department of Revenue is moving to terminate the receivership of the Central Coventry Fire District (CCFD) as of October 1, 2015, while leaving CCFD with a viable plan to improve its fiscal...
07/29/2015
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...
07/29/2015
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...
07/29/2015
The Office of Revenue Analysis released two reports today—the FY 2015 local 1% hotel tax collection report and the 1% meal and beverage tax collection report. These reports compare local collections of both taxes by community on a month-to-month, year-over-year, and fiscal year-to-date over...
07/02/2015
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...