Rhode Island Tax Forms - State Income Tax Return Guide

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State Income Tax Forms for Rhode Island

Rhode Island is one of 41 states that collect a state income tax. If you are a full time, part-time or nonresident of Rhode Island and filed a federal tax return, you must also file an individual tax return with Rhode Islands state.


State Income Tax Forms

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Individual Income Tax Return

Individual Income Earners

You earned any income in the state of RI as a full-time, part-time or nonresident.

W-4 Withholding Allowance

Employers, Employees

You need to file or adjust a RI state withholding tax status.

Extension to File Requests

Individual Income Earners

You need an extension to file your state income taxes.

Estimated Income Tax Forms

Self-employed Individuals, Independent Contractors

You are required to pay monthly or quarterly estimated income taxes.

All State Income Tax Forms

Income Earners

You need to find any state income tax form applicable to Rhode Island.


Property Tax Forms for Rhode Island


Rhode Island doesn't collect property taxes at the state level. Property taxes are instead collected at the local level, by cities, counties and school districts. Homestead and all other exemptions in Rhode Island need to be filed through your county.


Property Tax Forms

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Homestead Exemption


No form to file. Exemption through your county.

All Property Tax Forms

Home, Land, Property Owners

Specific exemptions are found through each city or county.


All Other Tax Forms for New York


Rhode Island is one of 25 states that has a Vehicle Property Tax, which is filed locally. All Rhode Island state specific tax forms, specialty forms and motor vehicle forms provided below.


All Other Forms

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Vehicle Property Tax

Owner of a Vehicle

You registered or renewed a vehicle’s registration.

Motor Vehicle Tax Forms

Buyer, Seller in Vehicle Transactions

You bought, sold or need to register a motor vehicle in RI.

All RI Tax Forms

Any Tax Filer

You need to find any tax form applicable to Rhode Island.


Helpful Resources for Filing Rhode Island Tax Forms

Rhode Island offers installment agreements for help paying tax bills, income tax credits and official resources for understanding and filing local property tax forms. The main Rhode Island tax form and instruction portal is also provided.


RI Filing Resources

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Installment Payment Agreement

Filers Unable to Pay Tax Bill in Full

You can’t pay your tax bill in full but wish to make monthly payments instead.

Income Tax Credits

Potentially Any Tax Filer

You want to see what income tax credits RI has to offer and if you qualify.

Property Tax Relief Credit

Qualifying Homeowners

You want to see if you qualify for a property tax relief credit.

Rhode Island Forms and Instructions

Any Tax Filer

You need detailed information on any of the various taxes RI collects.

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