State Government Press Releases

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12/11/2017
CRANSTON, R.I. The U.S. Department of Homeland Security has granted an extension to the State of Rhode Island to comply with the federal REAL ID Act. The federal government passed the REAL ID Act in 2005 in response to the 9/11 terror attacks to establish minimum security standards for state-...
12/08/2017
CRANSTON, R.I. DXC Co. recently chose technology workers assigned to the R.I. Division of Motor Vehicles to receive the company's quarterly team award for their work on the successful launch of the Division's new computer system. The Rhode Island Modernization System (also known as the Rhode...
12/06/2017
Providence, R.I. --The Rhode Island Department of Revenue on Dec. 5 released its FY 2018 State 5.0 Percent Hotel Tax Collections Report for July 2017. 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...
12/04/2017
Providence, R.I. -- The Rhode Island Department of Revenue today released its FY 2018 Local 1.0 Percent Meal and Beverage Tax Collections Report for August 2017. The Local 1.0 Percent Meal and Beverage Tax Collections Report compares the collections from the state's local 1.0 percent meal and...
11/30/2017
PROVIDENCE, R.I. -- The Rhode Island Department of Revenue today released its FY 2018 Local 1.0 Percent Hotel Tax Collections Report for July 2017. 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 percent...
11/30/2017
PROVIDENCE, R.I. -- The Rhode Island Department of Revenue today released its FY 2018 Cash Collections Report for October 2017. 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...
11/27/2017
PROVIDENCE, R.I. The Rhode Island Division of Taxation, the Internal Revenue Service, and other partners in the Security Summit remind people to be vigilant with their personal information during the online holiday shopping season. While you are shopping for gifts, criminals are shopping for...
11/10/2017
PROVIDENCE, R.I. The Rhode Island Division of Taxation this week launched an extensive advertising campaign to help spread the word about Rhode Island's new tax amnesty program, which starts December 1. Amnesty ads began appearing this week on local radio stations. Amnesty ads have also been...
10/31/2017
2017 Providence, R.I. -- The Rhode Island Department of Revenue today released its FY 2018 Cash Collections Report for September 2017. 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...
10/25/2017
Providence, R.I. -- The Rhode Island Department of Revenue today released its FY 2017 State 5.0 Percent Hotel Tax Collections Report for June 2017. 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...