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Rhode Island State Agencies and Forms


MINIMUM WAGE (Effective 1/1/17)

Minimum Wage  $9.60

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Minimum Cash Wage (Tipped Employee) $3.89

Maximum Tip Credit $5.71

Unemployment in Rhode Island:
Taxable Wage Base    $22,400 Tier 1 Employers, $23,900 for Tier II Employers
Employee Deduction   None
Employer 2017 Tax Rates (%) (Plus a 0.21% job development assessment / funnd)
  0.99 - 9.59
Stand 2017 New Employer Rate (%) (Pus a 0.21% job development assessment / fund)
Voluntary Contribution Permitted
Period Effective   Calendar Year 2017

Rhode Island Income Tax Withholding

Wage Withholding: Tables

Supplemental Wage / Bonus Rate: 5.99% 

If a Rhode Island resident is subject to withholding in another state, the amount of that withholding may be used as a credit against their Rhode Island tax liability. As a convenience to Rhode Island residents working out of state, employers in other states may opt to withhold Rhode Island taxes.


Maximum 2016 Taxable Earnings (Increased from $54,200 in 2015): $66,300

Employee 2016 Deduction: 1.2%

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