Payroll Rhode Island, Unique Aspects of Rhode Island Payroll Law and Practice
The Rhode Island State Agency that oversees the collection and reporting of State income taxes deducted from payroll checks is:
Department of Administration
Division of Taxation
One Capitol Hill
Providence, RI 02908-5800
Rhode Island allows you to use the Federal W4 Form to calculate state income tax withholding.
Not all states allow salary reductions made under Section 125 cafeteria plans or 401(k) to be treated in the same manner as the IRS code allows. In Rhode Island cafeteria plans are not taxable for income tax calculation; not taxable for unemployment insurance purposes. 401(k) plan deferrals are not taxable for income taxes; not taxable for unemployment purposes.
In Rhode Island supplemental wages are taxed at a 7% flat rate.
You must file your Rhode Island state W-2s by magnetic media if you are have at least 25 employees and are required to file your federal W-2s by magnetic media.
The Rhode Island State Unemployment Insurance Agency is:
Department of Labor and Training