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Rhode Island Employment Law Updates

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Rhode Island | Wage and Tax Regulations

Rhode Island
minimum wage
Minimum Wage
Minimum Wage
(Tipped Employee)
Maximum Tip Credit
Rhode Island
state income tax
State Withholding
Wage Rate
Unemployment insurance
Max. Taxable Earning $28,200
Employee DeductionsNone
Employee Tax Rates1.1-9.7%
New Employer Rate1.09%
Voluntary Contribution PermittedYes

The content of this publication is provided for informational purposes only and does not contain or constitute tax or legal advice. You should not act on this information without seeking tax or legal professional counsel.

Recent Rhode Island Employment Law Updates

Legal Update

Rhode Island amends its wage payment provisions to increase penalties for employer wage theft violations

Rhode Island Governor Signs Ban on Nondisclosure, Non-Disparagement Agreements

January 2023: Rhode Island’s New Pay Equity Law Goes Into Effect

September 2022: Possible Changes to Rhode Island’s Parental/Family Leave Amount

July 2022: Rhode Island Enacts Tip Law, Mirroring Aspects of the FLSA

June 2022: Rhode Island Governor Signed Bill to Allow Workers with Disabilities to Be Paid Fair Wages

June 2022: Rhode Island Legalizes Recreational Marijuana and Protects Off-Duty Use

June 2022: Rhode Island Senate and Assembly Voted to Pass Law Allowing Workers with Disabilities to Be Paid Fair Wages

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