Form RI-1040: Rhode Island Resident Individual Income Tax Return

Form RI-1040 is used by Rhode Island residents to file their state income tax return. It reports your income earned in RI, calculates your tax liability, and determines any credits or deductions you qualify for.

Who Needs to File Form RI-1040?

You must file a Rhode Island resident return (Form RI-1040) if:

  1. You are a resident of Rhode Island for all or part of the tax year.
  2. You earned income from Rhode Island sources (wages, interest, rent, etc.).
  3. You owe Rhode Island income tax even if you had no federal tax liability.

What Information Do I Need to File Form RI-1040?

To complete Form RI-1040, you'll need:

A. Federal Tax Return: Your federal adjusted gross income (AGI) from your federal tax return.

B. Income Documents: W-2s, 1099s, and any other documents showing your income earned in Rhode Island.

C. Deduction and Credit Documentation: Proof of any deductions or credits you claim on your return.

D. Social Security Number(s): Your Social Security number(s) and any dependents' Social Security numbers.

E. Banking Information: Your bank account information if you choose direct deposit for your refund.