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RHODE ISLAND had the lowest combined state and federal corporate income tax rate in New England as of July 1, 2018. / COURTESY TAX FOUNDATION

Report: R.I. has lowest combined corporate tax rate in New England

PROVIDENCE – Rhode Island ranked as having the No. 18 highest combined state and federal corporate income tax rate in the nation as of...
RHODE ISLAND had the fourth highest top marginal individual tax rate in New England. / COURTESY TAX FOUNDATION

Report: R.I.’s top marginal income tax rate fourth highest in N.E.

PROVIDENCE – Rhode Island’s top tax marginal individual tax rate for 2019 is 5.99 percent, fourth highest in New England, according to the Tax...
RHODE ISLAND ranked as the No. 26 most reliant state on federal aid in a comparison of federal aid as a percentage of total general revenue. / COURTESY TAX FOUNDATION

Study: R.I. middle of pack for federal aid reliance

PROVIDENCE – Rhode Island was the No. 26 most reliant state on federal funding, according to a new report from the Tax Foundation released...
RHODE ISLAND RANKED No. 37 in the Tax Foundation's 2019 Business Tax Climate Index. / COURTESY TAX FOUNDATION

Tax Foundation: R.I. ranks No. 37 for state business tax...

PROVIDENCE – Rhode Island ranked No. 37 on the Tax Foundation’s 2019 State Business Tax Climate Index, one spot better than its revised 2018...
A TAX FOUNDATION report shows Rhode Island among the states with the highest wireless-service tax rates in the nation.

Report: Rhode Island ranked No. 7 for highest wireless taxes in...

PROVIDENCE – A new Tax Foundation report shows Rhode Island with the seventh-highest combined federal/state/local tax rate in the country on wireless phone service...
A NUMBER OF ANALYSIS have been released on the new GOP-backed tax code proposals / BLOOMBERG FILE PHOTO/ANDREW HARRER

From job creation to income distribution, multiple analyses of tax proposal...

PROVIDENCE – The most recent tax reform bill, the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, proposed Nov. 2 in the House of Representatives, contains tax...
RHODE ISLAND RANKED NO. 2 in New England for the relative value of $100 in the nation. / COURTESY TAX FOUNDATION

Tax Foundation: $100 in R.I. worth 2nd most in N.E., 33rd...

PROVIDENCE – Rhode Island ranked second in New England for the relative value of $100, according to a report by the Tax Foundation released...
RHODE ISLAND RANKED No. 24 in the nation for state and local individual taxes per capita. /COURTESY TAX FOUNDATION

R.I. state and local income tax per capita 2nd lowest in...

PROVIDENCE – Rhode Island ranked No. 24 for the highest average state and local individual income taxes per capita in the nation, according to...
RHODE ISLAND HAS an effective tax rate of 10.1 percent for estates valued at $10 million after deductions. /COURTESY TAX FOUNDATION

Tax Foundation: R.I. has 7th-highest effective estate tax in nation

WARWICK - Rhode Island has the seventh-highest effective estate tax rate for estates valued at $10 million (after deductions), according to the “State Inheritance...
A TAX FOUNDATION study showed that in fiscal 2014, New England local governments were reliant on property tax for the bulk of their revenue, while the states relied on individual income tax and other miscellaneous taxes.

Study: Local N.E. governments reliant on property taxes

PROVIDENCE – New England collects the most property tax by a percentage of state and local taxes collected in the country, according to a...
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