RHODE ISLAND Tax Forms and Instructions
Below are the relevant links for RI State Tax information.
Rhode Island State Mandate Paid tax return preparers who prepared more than 100 Rhode Island tax returns in the prior year (personal, corporate, and other types of tax returns), are required to file all eligible returns electronically. Tax preparers can request a waiver to the electronic filing mandate due to undue hardship. The waiver is valid for one tax year.



RHODE ISLAND Tax Forms and Instructions Information
Online Credit Card Payments
  • Offical Payments
    Or call 1-800-2PAY-TAX (Offical payments charges a nominal fee for this service)(Use Jurisdiction Code 2000 for Individual and Jurisdiction Code 2006 for Business Taxes)
Mailing Addresses
  • Return Mailing Address:
    State of Rhode Island : Division of Taxation
    One Capitol Hill
    Providence RI. 02908 5806

  • Return Mailing Address without Refund:
    The Rhode Island Division of Taxation
    One Capitol Hill
    Providence RI 02908-5807

  • Estimates Mailing Address:
    State of Rhode Island Estimated Payment Coupn Division of Taxation
    Department # 83 - PO Box 9703
    Providence RI 02940-9703

  • Amended Return Mailing Address:
    Rhode Island Division of Taxation
    One Capitol Hill
    Providence RI 02908-5806

  • Extension Mailing Address:
    If a taxpayer (individual, fiduciary or partnership) meets all the following tests, the Rhode Island extension form RI-4868 or RI-8736 and the additional extension request forms need not be filed: 1. The taxpayer is not required to make payment with Rhode Island extension form; and 2. The taxpayer files a proper Federal extension form (automatic or additional); and 3. The taxpayer's request for extension covers the same time period for both Rhode Island and Federal purposes. B. If the taxpayer meets the criteria above, the taxpayer must attach a copy of either the Federal form 4868 or the Federal form 8736, or the approved Federal form 2688 or Federal form 8800 to the front of the Rhode Island return when it is filed. C. If a taxpayer does not meet the test in A above and must file a Rhode Island request for extension, the taxpayer should: 1. Prepare the Rhode Island extension form (either RI-4868 or RI-8736); and 2. Clearly show the full amount properly estimated as Rhode Island tax for that tax year; 3. File the extension form with the Rhode Island Division of Taxation on or before the due date for filing Rhode Island income tax returns; and 4. Pay the amount of Rhode Island tax due as calculated on the RI-4868 or RI-8736 form. 5. Be sure to attach a copy of the RI-4868 or RI-8736 and/or the additional approved extension to the front of the Rhode Island return when it is filed.

    Rhode Island Division of Taxation
    Dept #87
    Providence RI 02908 02940-9703

  • Electronic Filing:
    The Rhode Island e-file program: ? Supports federal/state (piggyback) filing and state-only filing through the Federal/State MeF Program. ? Allows electronic filing of part-year and nonresident returns. ? Returns where an extension has been filed. Exclusions from e-filing. Rhode Island does not accept e-filed returns: ? Prior year returns. ? Amended returns.
Federal Tax Information