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Hotel, meal and beverage tax collections increased year over year in July, the state Department of Revenue said Wednesday. more
The R.I. Department of Revenue said fiscal 2015 total general revenue exceeded final enacted fiscal 2015 revenue estimates by $23.9 million, or 0.7 percent. more
Rhode Island, as of August, has recovered 73.1 percent of the 39,800 jobs lost during its recession, according to the state Department of Labor and Training. more
Massachusetts home sales continue to pick up momentum, with pending sales in August jumping 42 percent from the same period last year, according to the Massachusetts Association of Realtors. more
Rhode Island received a D+ in the 2015 State Integrity Investigation, which, surprisingly, was the fifth-best score in the nation. more
Cash collections totaled $617.9 million during the first two months of the fiscal year, a 5.3 percent increase over the same year-ago period, the state Department of Revenue said Thursday. more
The sale of single-family homes in Rhode Island strengthened in November, climbing 12 percent over the same period in 2014. Median sale prices rose as well, increasing 6 percent to $220,000, according to the Rhode Island Association of Realtors. more
Rhode Island is one of the unfriendliest states when it comes to taxes, according to Kiplinger’s. more
Applications for unemployment benefits were unchanged in the first week of November, signaling employers with a healthier appetite for hiring are also holding the line on firings. more
Kurt Ehlers, managing director of Corvias Campus Living, spoke with Providence Business News about Corvias' partnership with Gilbane Building Co. to construct student apartment projects nationwide. more
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