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.
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||Pertains To||Use These Forms If..|
|Homestead Exemption||Homeowners||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.|
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||Pertains To||Use These Forms If..|
|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.|
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||Pertains To||Use This Resource If..|
|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.|