Tax Foundation: R.I. ranks 42nd for business-friendly tax climate

RHODE ISLAND was listed among the 10 states with the worst tax environments, ranking 42nd in a new report published by the Tax Foundation. / COURTESY TAX FOUNDATION
PROVIDENCE – Rhode Island is again listed among the states with the worst tax environments in the nation, ranking 42nd in a new report published by the Tax Foundation.  The 2023 State Business Tax Climate Index compares tax policies across 50 states as of July 1 for competitiveness and impact on businesses, scoring each with an…

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  1. Who cares? Notice how we keep company with New York and California. Say what you want, but there is no denying the fact that those two states lead the nation in business creation and world domination in many, many metrics. This “survey” is nothing more than a wish list from the 1% to try and influence our tax code to suit their needs. Investing in education and our workforce is what creates wealth and job opportunities not making sure the rich pay less taxes.