Rhode Island recently updated their reporting frequency schedule to exclude the annual reporting frequency. The update to the 2017 Employer’s Income Tax Withholding Tables and the removal of Form RI-941A from the Department of Revenue website confirm that filers previously on an annual reporting schedule must switch to one of the remaining reporting schedules – daily, quarter-monthly, monthly, or quarterly. Each reporting schedule has its own withholding thresholds which employers must abide by, which the Withholding Tables reference on page 4-5.
Similarly, payments to the Department of Revenue for employer withholding must follow one of the four previously mentioned schedules, and should be made in a timely manner in accordance with the thresholds set out in the Withholding Tables.
To review the withholding tables, please click on the links provided.
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