Rhode Island Payroll Taxes
CorpNet can help you register for Rhode Island payroll taxes. This saves you time and money, while also making it quick and easy to pay your employees.
Rhode Island Payroll Tax Registration Bundle
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Rhode Island Payroll Tax FAQs
What is Employment Security Tax?
What State Payroll Taxes Apply to Rhode Island?
- Rhode Island Income Tax: Rhode Island has a progressive income tax rate ranging from 3.75% to 5.99%, with three tax brackets.
- Rhode Island Employment Security Tax (Unemployment Insurance Tax): Rhode Island employers pay a varying unemployment tax rate of 1.2% to 9.8% on a taxable wage base of $24,600. New employers pay a flat tax rate of 0.95%.
- Rhode Island Job Development Fund: RI employers pay a 0.21% state tax per employee to fund workforce improvement programs. The taxable wage base is $24,600.
- Rhode Island Temporary Disability Tax: Employees in Rhode Island are required to pay 1.3% of their paychecks to the state for disability coverage. Rhode Island employers must collect this tax for them.
What is the Rhode Island Job Development Fund?
What is the Rhode Island Temporary Disability Tax?
Am I Required to Register for Payroll Taxes in Rhode Island?
Do Rhode Island Household Employees Require Payroll Registration?
Does Rhode Island Require an Employer Payroll Tax Account Number?
What Kind of Information Do I Need for Payroll Tax Registration?
- Name and Social Security number of all responsible parties
- Doing Business As (DBA), if applicable
- Physical business address and mailing address
- Business phone number
- Valid email address (contact person and business)
- Nine-digit federal Employer Identification Number (EIN)
- Industry description
What if I Don’t Have an EIN?
An EIN is a Federal Tax Identification Number provided by the IRS. If you do not have an EIN already, CorpNet can obtain one for you via their FTIN service.
What if I Don’t Have a Payroll Processor?
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