What do I need to enroll in AutoFIle for Rhode Island?
To enroll in AutoFile for Rhode Island, you'll need the details listed below:
Rhode Island AutoFile Enrollment FAQ
What's my State Assigned Payment Schedule?
- Your filing frequency is assigned to you by the state based on the amount of sales tax you collect for the period.
- If we can not verify your state assigned payment schedule during the verification process, TaxJar may ask you to provide documentation of your filing frequency. This request would come via email after submitting your enrollment form.
- If you're not sure of this detail for your account, you can contact the state and ask them to confirm this detail for you. (We list contact details for the states here.)
What's my First Filing Period?
- Pending successful verification, the period listed here is the estimated first filing period TaxJar will file.
- The First Filing Period is based on the date the enrollment form is saved and the payment schedule.
What's my State Registered Business Name?
- This is the business name you provided to the state when you registered for your sales tax license.
- It should be listed on your sales tax registration paperwork.
What's my State Tax ID?
- This is the account ID you received from the state when you registered for your sales tax license. The account ID is 11 numbers and is usually your FEIN followed by two zeros.
What's my Sales/Filing ID?
- This is the numerical ID assigned by the state to your active sales tax account. The account ID is 9 numbers and can be found in your Rhode Island Taxpayer Portal account.
What is my State Login and Passcode?
- This is your Rhode Island User ID and password you created which allow you to login to the Rhode Island Taxpayer Portal website.
What else should I know?
- Make sure the bank account you link to your Rhode Island Business Taxes website is the same account you use to enroll in AutoFile.
- It takes the state several business days to verify the bank account you add to your Rhode Island Business Taxes website, so prepare early to allow time for banking verification.