Payroll Taxes

Learn more about keeping your business compliant with payroll tax requirements.

Rhode Island Unemployment Tax Rules for Employers

Employers in Rhode Island must comply with these unemployment tax rules.

Coverage: Any business having at least one employee at any time during the calendar year

Rates: 1.69% to 9.79% for 2013; 2.83% for new employers for 2013

Taxable Wage Limit: $20,200 ($21,700 for employers with an experience rate of 9.79 or higher) for 2013

Employee Withholding: None


Division of Taxation
Employer Tax Section
One Capital Hill, Suite 36
Providence, Rhode Island 02908-5829
Telephone: (401) 574-8700; (888) 616-5627

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