Rhode Island State Tax Guide

Rhode Island state tax rates and rules for income, sales, property, fuel, cigarette, and other taxes that impact residents.

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Rhode Island state tax: Overview

Rhode Island state tax is high where property taxes are concerned. The higher-than-average tax rate and home values (compared to other states) can drive up tax bills. However, the sales tax rate in Rhode Island is reasonable, and income tax rates are fairly low compared to many other states, especially for taxpayers with higher incomes.

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Up to $73,4503.75%
$73,450 to $166,9504.75%
More than $166,9505.99%
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Cigarettes$4.25 per pack
Other tobacco products80% of wholesale price
Beer$0.10 per gallon
Wine$1.40 per gallon
Liquor$5.40 per gallon

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Katelyn Washington
Former Tax Writer

Katelyn has more than 6 years of experience working in tax and finance. While she specialized in tax content while working at Kiplinger from 2023 to 2024, Katelyn has also written for digital publications on topics including insurance, retirement, and financial planning and had financial advice commissioned by national print publications. She believes knowledge is the key to success and enjoys providing content that educates and informs.