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- Rhode Island Compensation
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Rhode Island Compensation
Employees covered by Rhode Island's minimum wage law must be paid at least $9.60 an hour.
All employees are covered except those specifically exempt by statute; among those exempt are:
- outside salespersons;
- employees working for certain family members; and
- employees of certain seasonal resorts.
Rhode Island Payroll for Employers
Employers can pay wages on a weekly (or more frequent), biweekly, semimonthly, monthly, or yearly schedule. Hourly employees must be paid weekly.
Rhode Island Unemployment:
Taxable Wage Base ($000s): 22,400 except those in high tax group whose wage base will be 23,900
New Employer Rate (% Taxable Wages) 2.04
Employee Tax Rate (% Taxable Wages) None
Period Effective Calendar Year 2017
Rhode Island Income Tax Withholding
If a Rhode Island resident is subject to withholding in another state, the amount of that withholding may be used as a credit against their Rhode Island tax liability. As a convenience to Rhode Island residents working out of state, employers in other states may opt to withhold Rhode Island taxes.
Rhode Island Benefits
Rhode Island Voting Rights:
Employer Right to Schedule Voting Hours No
Pay Deduction for Voting Time Leave No
Rhode Island does not have a voting time leave law.
Rhode Island Links
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