Rhode Island Income Tax Rate 2017 - 2018

Rhode Island state income tax rate table for the 2017 - 2018 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, 2017 through December 31, 2017. Outlook for the 2018 Rhode Island income tax rate is to remain unchanged with income tax brackets increasing due to the annual inflation adjustment.

Single Tax BracketsTax Rate 2017
Source: 2017 Tax Rate Schedule, published by the Rhode Island Division of Taxation.
$0to$61,3003.75%
$61,301to$139,4004.75%
$139,401to5.99%
Married Filing Jointly BracketsTax Rate 2017
Source: 2017 Tax Rate Schedule, published by the Rhode Island Division of Taxation.
$0to$61,3003.75%
$61,301to$139,4004.75%
$139,401to5.99%
Married Filing Separately BracketsTax Rate 2017
Source: 2017 Tax Rate Schedule, published by the Rhode Island Division of Taxation.
$0to$61,3003.75%
$61,301to$139,4004.75%
$139,401to5.99%
Head of Household BracketsTax Rate 2017
Source: 2017 Tax Rate Schedule, published by the Rhode Island Division of Taxation.
$0to$61,3003.75%
$61,301to$139,4004.75%
$139,401to5.99%

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 2017 - 2018 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 2017 - 2018

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 $61,300 of taxable income.
  • Tax rate of 4.75% on taxable income between $61,301 and $139,400.
  • Tax rate of 5.99% on taxable income over $139,400.

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

  • Tax rate of 3.75% on the first $61,300 of taxable income.
  • Tax rate of 4.75% on taxable income between $61,301 and $139,400.
  • Tax rate of 5.99% on taxable income over $139,400.

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: October 21, 2017