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SOME OBSERVERS say the differences in sales-tax policies among the states create a burden on retailers that have to navigate the varied tax requirements when they do business in other states. / PBN FILE PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

Cross-border differences in sales-tax policy create headaches

The rise of interstate e-commerce is magnifying long-standing differences in sales-tax laws among various states, forcing retailers with far-flung customers to adhere to 50...

DOR: State car tax phaseout is financially feasible

PROVIDENCE – Higher projected revenues mean the state can afford to pay out more money in aid to cities and towns to phase out...

Combined collection of 1% hotel and meal and beverage taxes declines...

PROVIDENCE – The combined collection of local 1% hotel and meal and beverage taxes in October declined 24.6% year over year, according to the...
COLLECTION OF the 5% hotel tax in Rhode Island in September declined 34.2% year over year to $1.6 million. / PBN FILE PHOTO/JAMES BESSETTE

5% hotel tax collections decline 34.2% Y/Y in September

PROVIDENCE – Collection of the 5% hotel tax in Rhode Island totaled $1.6 million in September, a decline of 34.2% from the same period...

State announces changes to ‘pause grants’ for businesses

PROVIDENCE – More flexibility in how R.I businesses can apply for state grant funds during the two-week pause is expected to help grow demand,...

R.I. launches application for ‘pause’ relief funds

PROVIDENCE – The online application for the new $50 million grant program for businesses affected by the upcoming two-week pause that begins Nov. 30...
COLLECTION OF THE 5% hotel tax in Rhode Island totaled $2.2 million in August. / PBN FILE PHOTO/STEPHANIE ALVAREZ EWENS

Collection of 5% hotel tax declines 34.7% Y/Y in Aug.

PROVIDENCE – Collection of the 5% hotel tax in August totaled $2.2 million, a 34.7% decline year over year, the R.I. Department of Revenue...
RHODE ISLAND cash collections in September increased 1.7% year over year to $418.8 million. / PBN FILE PHOTO/NICOLE DOTZENROD

R.I. cash collections total $418.8M in Sept., 1.7% rise from a...

PROVIDENCE – Cash collections in Rhode Island totaled $418.8 million in September, an increase of 1.7% year over year, the R.I. Department of Revenue...

Collection of R.I. 1% meal and bev. and hotel taxes declines...

PROVIDENCE – Collections of the local 1% hotel and meal and beverage taxes declined a combined 17.1% year over year in August, the R.I....
MARK A. FURCOLO, the director of the R.I. Department of Revenue, has been nominated by Gov. Gina M. Raimondo to become the new director for R.I. Lottery. / COURTESY R.I. DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE

Revenue Director Furcolo nominated to lead R.I. Lottery

PROVIDENCE – R.I. Department of Revenue Director Mark A. Furcolo on Monday was nominated by Gov. Gina M. Raimondo to serve as the state’s...

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