Rhode Island Income Tax Rate 2016 - 2017

Rhode Island state income tax rate table for the 2016 - 2017 filing season has three income tax brackets with RI tax rates of 3.75%, 4.75% and 5.99% for Single, Married Filing Jointly, Married Filing Separately, and Head of Household statuses. The Rhode Island tax rate is unchanged from last year, however, the income tax brackets increased due to the annual inflation adjustment. Rhode Island income tax rate and tax brackets shown in the table below are based on income earned between January 1, 2016 through December 31, 2016.

Single Tax BracketsTax Rate 2016
Source: 2016 Rhode Island Tax Rate Schedule, published by the Rhode Island Division of Taxation..
$0to$60,8503.75%
$60,851to$138,3004.75%
$138,301to5.99%
Married Filing Jointly BracketsTax Rate 2016
Source: 2016 Rhode Island Tax Rate Schedule, published by the Rhode Island Division of Taxation..
$0to$60,8503.75%
$60,851to$138,3004.75%
$138,301to5.99%
Married Filing Separately BracketsTax Rate 2016
Source: 2016 Rhode Island Tax Rate Schedule, published by the Rhode Island Division of Taxation..
$0to$60,8503.75%
$60,851to$138,3004.75%
$138,301to5.99%
Head of Household BracketsTax Rate 2016
Source: 2016 Rhode Island Tax Rate Schedule, published by the Rhode Island Division of Taxation..
$0to$60,8503.75%
$60,851to$138,3004.75%
$138,301to5.99%

Please reference the Rhode Island tax forms and instructions booklet published by the Rhode Island Division of Taxation to determine if you owe state income tax or are due a state income tax refund. Rhode Island income tax forms are generally published at the end of each calendar year, which will include any last minute 2016 - 2017 legislative changes to the RI tax rate or tax brackets. The Rhode Island income tax rate tables and tax brackets shown on this web page are for illustration purposes only.

Rhode Island Tax Brackets 2016 - 2017

Looking at the tax rate and tax brackets shown in the tables above for Rhode Island, we can see that Rhode Island collects individual income taxes similarly for Single versus Married filing statuses, for example. We can also see the progressive nature of Rhode Island state income tax rates from the lowest RI tax rate bracket of 3.75% to the highest RI tax rate bracket of 5.99%.

For single taxpayers living and working in the state of Rhode Island:

  • Tax rate of 3.75% on the first $60,850 of taxable income.
  • Tax rate of 4.75% on taxable income between $60,851 and $138,300.
  • Tax rate of 5.99% on taxable income over $138,300.

For married taxpayers living and working in the state of Rhode Island:

  • Tax rate of 3.75% on the first $60,850 of taxable income.
  • Tax rate of 4.75% on taxable income between $60,851 and $138,300.
  • Tax rate of 5.99% on taxable income over $138,300.

For the Single, Married Filing Jointly, Married Filing Separately, and Head of Household filing statuses, the RI tax rates and the number of tax brackets remain the same. Notice also that the Single, Married Filing Jointly, Married Filing Separately, and Head of Household income tax bracket amounts are all the same for the state of Rhode Island.

Last updated: December 17, 2016