tax

Tax Season
12:04 pm
Fri March 8, 2013

RI Tax Division: Bigger Refunds but Fewer Getting Them

The Rhode Island Division of Taxation says it’s open season for tax filing, last-minute tax changes delayed the e-filing season.

The fiscal cliff tax bill that went into effect January 2nd sent the IRS scrambling to create new tax forms and computer software. So the IRS put a freeze on electronic filing until the end of January once all of the updates were in place. That delayed the state from accepting returns, but the Division of Taxation says it’s now able to accepting all e-filings.

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RI News
9:54 am
Mon January 7, 2013

State ends free tax prep service

(PROVIDENCE, RI) A spike in fraudulent income tax returns has prompted the suspension of a free state tax preparation service. 

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On Politics
4:59 pm
Thu December 13, 2012

Gary Alexander running up travel costs for PA taxpayers while commuting from RI

Gary Alexander, the former director of the state Department of Human Services, is costing Pennsylvania taxpayers thousands of dollars by traveling by car from a home in Rhode Island to his current job as Pennsylvania’s secretary of public welfare, according to a published report.

The Pennsylvania Independent has these details:

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