Rhode Island

Rhode Island

The state of Rhode Island requires both a Withholding Tax ID and a State Unemployment Tax ID, both formats and links to apply are below. 
Withholding Tax ID
Agency Contact Info: Rhode Island Department of Revenue Division of Taxation One Capitol Hill Providence, RI  02908-5800 401-574-8829 (General Information)
Format: #########00
Applied For: Not Accepted

Unemployment Tax ID
Agency Contact Info: Rhode Island Division of Taxation Employer Tax Section One Capitol Hill, Suite 36 Providence, RI  02908-5829 (401) 574-8700 ** Rhode Island cannot provide rates or account numbers over the phone without employer permission in writing.
Format: ##########
Applied For: Accepted

After a new tax ID has been received, please send all documentation showing proof of the tax ID obtained to the Tax Department by submitting a Tax Ticket. Choose "Need to Add Tax Jurisdiction/Obtained Tax ID" from the ticket reason drop down. It's best practice to add new tax ID's before processing payment for employees within the jurisdiction. 

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