Rhode Island payroll tax supplemental information

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Some processes documented in the Help & How-To Center are no longer applicable, due to the discontinuation of Creative Solutions Accounting.

The Rhode Island Supplemental Information dialog allows you to enter additional information unique to the Rhode Island form processing requirements.

Choose Utilities > Payroll Tax Processing and then either click the RI state flag icon on the shortcut bar or choose View > Rhode Island. Choose Setup > Supplemental Information when the Rhode Island payroll tax processing window is active.

Fields & buttons

General tab

Enter the following unemployment information and mark any appropriate checkboxes:

  • Calculate interest/penalty (checkbox). Mark this checkbox to have the program calculate the interest and penalty amounts based on the date entered in the Signature information group box. If no date is entered, the system date will be used. When this checkbox is marked, the Interest/Penalty field is disabled.
  • Not required to complete tax portion of TX-17 (checkbox)
  • Change in business ownership, location, or nature (checkbox)
  • Paid by EFT (checkbox)
  • Last payroll date
  • TX-17 Filing method. Select Diskette or CD from the drop-down list.
  • TX-17(Continuation) Filing method. Select Diskette, CD or Internet from the drop-down list.

Select the employer's filing frequency from the drop-down list.

  • Quarterly
  • Monthly
  • Quarter-monthly. If Quarter-monthly is selected as the filing frequency, choose the period of the month for which you are currently filing.

Enter the following signature information.

  • Title
  • Date. Enter the date form(s) were prepared and signed. Interest and penalty are calculated based on this date if you choose to have the program automatically calculate them. If no date is entered here, the system date will be used.
  • Suppress date on forms (checkbox). Marking this checkbox will omit the signature date from all forms.

Payments tab

Enter the amounts of any payments made in each period of each month.

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Related topics

Processing state payroll tax forms

State Payroll Tax modules in CSA

Rhode Island Payroll Tax module

Rhode Island e-filing

Creating a SUTA file for a payroll tax form

Unemployment file formats by state

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