The Rhode Island sales tax rate is currently 7%. In Rhode Island, no other municipality can add sales taxes on top of the state rate.
Sales tax rates in Rhode Island are destination-based meaning the sales tax rate is determined from the shipping address. This complicates business for retailers who need to have the exact and up-to-date sales tax rate for every shipment they make.
Use our easy Sales Tax Online Lookup Solution which includes a free sales tax calculator to see the breakdown of the Rhode Island taxes by municipality. After entering a ZIP code, you can enter a retail price to calculate the sales tax totals.
Special Tax Rules for Rhode Island:
Follow this link to the Rhode Island Department of Revenue for more information.