State Government Press Releases

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03/01/2016
PROVIDENCE, R.I. The Rhode Island Division of Taxation will hold a seminar in Newport next month about taxes on short-term residential rentals. The seminar is set for Friday, April 1, 2016, from 10 a.m. to noon, at the Newport County campus of the Community College of Rhode Island. The...
03/01/2016
PROVIDENCE, R.I. -- The Rhode Island Division of Taxation on Friday held a seminar in Narragansett to provide guidance on the expansion of sales and hotel taxes to short-term rentals of residential property, including the rental of vacation homes and beach cottages. More than 100 property owners,
02/22/2016
Providence, R.I. -- The Rhode Island Department of Revenue released its FY 2015 Cash Collections Report for January 2016 today. The Cash Collections Report, which is issued on a monthly basis, compares current fiscal year cash collections by revenue item on a fiscal year-to-date and monthly basis...
02/17/2016
PROVIDENCE, R.I. -- The Rhode Island Department of Revenue today released its FY 2016 Revenue Assessment Report for January 2016. 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...
02/12/2016
PROVIDENCE, R.I. -- Business was brisk at hotels around Rhode Island in November, leading to "strong growth" in state tax revenues for the month, according to a report released today by the Rhode Island Department of Revenue. "State hotel tax revenues posted strong growth year-over-year in...
02/11/2016
Providence, R.I. -- The Rhode Island Department of Revenue released its FY 2015 Local 1.0 Percent Meal and Beverage Tax Collections Report for November 2015 today. The Local 1.0 Percent Meal and Beverage Tax Collections Report, which is issued on a monthly basis, compares the collections from the...
02/11/2016
Providence, R.I. -- The Rhode Island Department of Revenue today released its FY 2015 Local 1.0 Percent Hotel Tax Collections Report for November 2015. The Local 1.0 Percent Hotel Tax Collections Report, which is issued on a monthly basis, compares the collections from the state's local 1.0...
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...