Last Updated August 29, 2017
Rhode Island Division of Taxation – Withholding Tax
Rhode Island Division of Taxation, Employer Tax Section – Unemployment tax
Add to existing company setup
Submit a request to your service team to add RI (withholding) and/or RISUI (unemployment) to your company setup. Please include the below with your request:
Rhode Island Division of Taxation
- Withholding – Withholding account number and Deposit Frequency. If you’re unsure of your deposit frequency or account number you can call the agency at 401-574-8829.
Rhode Island Division of Taxation, Employer Tax Section
- Unemployment – Account Number and Tax rate. This can be found on a Tax Rate Notice or the Quarterly contribution report. If you’re unsure of your tax rate or account number, you can call the agency at 401-574-8700.
Register a new company
Rhode Island Division of Taxation & Unemployment Insurance
Employers can register online at https://www.ri.gov/taxation/BAR/. Select the Begin icon at the bottom of the page. Follow the prompts to register your business. Once completed you will receive your account number and deposit frequency within 3 – 7 days