Rhode Island Income Tax Calculator

Estimate your Rhode Island income tax burden

Updated for 2024 tax year on Feb 16, 2024

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Rhode Island state taxes

Quick Rhode Island tax facts

  • State income tax: 3.75% to 5.99%
  • State payroll tax: 1.3%
  • State sales tax: 7%
  • Property tax: 1.53%
  • Gas tax: 34 cents per gallon
  • Tobacco tax: $4.25 per pack of cigarettes
  • Insurance premium tax: 2%
Rhode Island United States

From Wikipedia

Rhode Island income taxes

Rhode Island’s state income tax employs a progressive structure with three brackets, from 3.75% to 5.99%.

There is a state-level payroll tax for Disability Insurance (SDI) of 1.3% up to $74,000 taxable wage. Additionally, while there is no local income tax in Rhode Island, residents must pay state and federal income taxes.

Rhode Island follows federal rules for standard deductions and personal exemptions.

Calculate your income tax in Rhode Island

Calculating your Rhode Island state income tax is similar to the steps we listed on our Federal income tax calculator:

  1. Determine your filing status
  2. Work out your adjusted gross income [Gross income − Retirement contributions = Adjusted gross income]
  3. Calculate your state taxable income [Adjusted gross income − (Standard/Itemized deductions + Exemptions) = State taxable income]
  4. Figure out your state/local tax liability [State taxable income × State tax rate = State tax liability]
  5. Deduce your state payroll tax liability [Gross income × State payroll tax rate = State payroll tax liability]
  6. Add up all state and local taxes [State tax liability + State payroll tax liability = Total state income taxes]

State payroll tax

Tax year Tax name Percent of taxable wage Up to taxable wage
2023 State Disability Insurance (SDI) 1.1% $84,000
2022 1.1% $81,500
2021 1.3% $74,000
2020 1.3% $72,300

State income tax brackets

Each filer type has different progressive tax rates. Refer to Tax Foundation for more details.

Tax year Filing status Taxable income Rate
2023 Single
Married, Filing Jointly or Widow(er)
Married, Filing Separately
Head of Household
$0 - $73,450 3.75%
$73,450 - $166,950 4.75%
$166,950+ 5.99%
2022 Single
Married, Filing Jointly or Widow(er)
Married, Filing Separately
Head of Household
$0 – $68,200 3.75%
$68,200 – $155,050 4.75%
$155,050+ 5.99%
2021 Single
Married, Filing Jointly or Widow(er)
Married, Filing Separately
Head of Household
$0 – $66,200 3.75%
$66,200 – $150,550 4.75%
$150,550+ 5.99%
2020 Single
Married, Filing Jointly or Widow(er)
Married, Filing Separately
Head of Household
$0 – $65,250 3.75%
$65,250 - $148,350 4.75%
$148,350+ 5.99%

State standard deduction

Tax year Filing status Standard deduction amount
2023 Single
Married, Filing Separately
$10,000
Married, Filing Jointly $20,050
Head of Household $15,050
2022 Single
Married, Filing Separately
$9,300
Married, Filing Jointly $18,600
Head of Household $13,950
2021 Single
Married, Filing Separately
$9,050
Married, Filing Jointly $18,100
Head of Household $13,550
2020 Single
Married, Filing Separately
$8,750
Married, Filing Jointly $17,500
Head of Household $13,100

State exemptions

There is state-level exemptions for all type of filers and dependents. Refer to Tax Foundation for more details.

Tax year Filing status Personal exemption amount
2023 Single
Married, Filing Separately
Head of Household
$4,700
Married, Filing Jointly or Widow(er) $9,400
Dependent(s) $4,700
2022 Single
Married, Filing Separately
Head of Household
$4,350
Married, Filing Jointly or Widow(er) $8,700
Dependent(s) $4,350
2021 Single
Married, Filing Separately
Head of Household
$4,250
Married, Filing Jointly or Widow(er) $8,500
Dependent(s) $4,250
2020 Single
Married, Filing Separately
Head of Household
$4,100
Married, Filing Jointly or Widow(er) $8,200
Dependent(s) $4,100

Rhode Island sales tax

Rhode Island’s state sales tax rate is a straightforward 7%, applicable to most goods and services, though certain items like prescription drugs and some clothing items are exempt.

Rhode Island property tax

In the realm of property tax, Rhode Island levies one of the highest in the nation. The median property tax rate stands at 1.53% of a home’s assessed value.

Rhode Island capital gains tax

Capital gains in Rhode Island are treated as regular income and taxed at the corresponding income tax rates.

Rhode Island gas tax

Motorists in Rhode Island are subject to a state gas tax of 34 cents per gallon.

Rhode Island tobacco tax

Rhode Island imposes a hefty tax of $4.25 per pack of 20 cigarettes.

Rhode Island insurance tax

Insurance companies in Rhode Island are subject to a 2% tax on net premiums written in the state.

FAQs

How do I calculate my Rhode Island income tax?

Calculate your Rhode Island state income tax with the following six steps.

  1. Determine your filing status
  2. Gross income − Retirement contributions = Adjusted gross income
  3. Adjusted gross income − (Standard/Itemized deductions + Exemptions) = State taxable income
  4. State taxable income × State tax rate = State tax liability
  5. Gross income × State payroll tax rate = State payroll tax liability
  6. State tax liability + State payroll tax liability = Total state income tax

How much is $64000 a year after taxes in Rhode Island?

The total income tax is $13,085.25 for a single filer in Rhode Island. The after-tax income is $50,914.75.