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Rhode Island Increases Taxes on Transportation Services

Indirect Tax, ONESOURCE, Sales and Use Tax, Sales Tax Calculation September 20, 2012

Beginning 1 October 2012, Rhode Island’s 7 percent sales and use tax will apply to taxicab, limousine, charter bus, and all other ground passenger transportation services. The tax shall apply to point-to-point ground transportation, but does not apply scenic or sightseeing tours. This tax expansion was actively fought against by the Taxi Owners Association of Rhode Island.

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