Sales tax cut discussion on hold

Updated at 5:34 p.m.

GOV. DANIEL J. MCKEE’S FISCAL 2025 budget includes a statement indicating a potential sales tax cut proposal if the state’s revenue position improves by May. Pictured is the Providence Place mall./ PBN PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

PROVIDENCE – Gov. Daniel J. McKee is still trying to provide tax relief to state business and residents even though he failed to reduce Rhode Island’s sales tax last year. For fiscal 2024, McKee sought to lower Rhode Island’s sales tax from 7% to 6.85%, closer to neighboring states Massachusetts and Connecticut. The current sales

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