Rhode Island e-filing

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Important reminder!

Product support for Engagement CS is ending on September 30, 2020. See Engagement CS license expiration 2020 - frequently asked questions for more information.

Licenses for Payroll CS, Trial Balance CS, and Write-Up CS permanently expired on March 1, 2017.

Some processes documented in the Help & How-To Center are no longer applicable, due to the discontinuation of Creative Solutions Accounting.

Form TX-17

When you are ready to prepare the form, follow these steps.

  1. Choose File > Print when the Rhode Island Payroll Tax Processing window is active.
  2. Mark the Create SUTA file checkbox and then click OK.
  3. Choose File > SUTA File Utilities > TX-17 to do any of the following:
    • Combine Files
    • Preview Files
    • Remove Clients
    • Save to Submittable Format
    • Restore from Submittable Format
    • Generate Transmittal Sheet
    • Verify and Repair
  4. Choose File > SUTA File Utilities > TX-17 > Save to Submittable Format, choose the file location, and then click OK.

    Notes

    • When the file is created, it is automatically encrypted for security. Before submitting the file to the appropriate agency you must use the Save to Submittable Format command, at which point the files are decrypted.
    • The file is in the state defined format.
  5. Navigate to the Rhode Island Employer Tax website and click the Online Tax Reporting link.
  6. Sign in to E-File and then upload your file.

See also: State e-filing overview

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