State Electronic Filing Guide

Contact Information:

RI Division of Taxation
Daniel Clemence, Principal Revenue Agent
Attn: ELF
One Capitol Hill
Providence, RI - 02908-5800
Phone: 401-574-8732 or 401-574-8769
Fax: 401-574-8913
Tax Refund Inquiries: 401-574-8829
State Guide Details:

Grace Period : 3 days
E-filing Mandate : Must e-file if preparing more than 100 returns
Form for opting out of mandate : No
Federal and State E-files Can Be Linked : Yes
State Can Be E-filed Separately : Yes
Return Types Accepted Electronically :
Resident : Yes
Part Year Resident : Yes
Non-Resident : Yes
Amended : No
Estimate Payments : No
Extension : No
Additional Return Types : Multiple units of Form RI-1065 for Limited Liability Companies can be e-filed. Property tax relief claim cannot be e-filed.
Accepts Returns With : Refund, Zero Balance, Balance Due
Direct Deposit of Refunds : Yes
Payment of Balance Due by :
Electronic Funds Withdrawal (Direct Debit) : Yes
Credit Card : Yes
Online ePayment : No
Signature Requirements : Act of e-filing is considered to be signature
Accepts eSignature : n/a
Supports PDF attachments : Yes
Tax year(s) supported for e-filing : Current tax year only. E-files from prior years are not supported.
Drivers License or State ID Required : If your client was issued a driver’s license or state identification card, provide the requested information from it or indicate there is no applicable identification provided. An individual return cannot be filed electronically with the state if you do not provide a response on federal Screen IDAuth.
Average Refund Time :
E-filed Return : 2-3 weeks
Paper Return : 3-4 weeks
Application Requirements : Automatically accepts IRS approval
Special Considerations : See RI-1345 Handbook for Electronic Filers

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