Providence, R.I. -- The R.I. Division of Municipal Finance has completed calculations for the state aid disbursements incorporated in Governor Raimondo's proposed Fiscal Year 2018 budget, as well as revised disbursements for Fiscal Year 2017.
The tables released today include amounts for the following programs; Payment-in-Lieu-of Taxes (PILOT), the Distressed Communities Relief Fund, Aid to Local Libraries, Motor Vehicle Excise Tax Phase-Out, the Public Service Corporation Tax, the Hotel Local Tax and the Local Meals and Beverage Tax. The tables can be found on the division's website at: http://www.municipalfinance.ri.gov/state-aid/
The report also includes a section devoted to education aid to local governments as calculated by the R.I. Department of Education.
For more information contact: Susanne Greschner, chief of the Division of Municipal Finance, at firstname.lastname@example.org; or Paul Grimaldi, chief of information and public relations of the Department of Revenue, at email@example.com or phone (401) 574-8766.