Rhode Island Streamlined Sales Tax Certificate of Exemption
A sales tax exemption certificate can be used by businesses (or in some cases, individuals) who are making purchases that are exempt from the Rhode Island sales tax. You can download a PDF of the Rhode Island Streamlined Sales Tax Certificate of Exemption (Form SST) on this page. For other Rhode Island sales tax exemption certificates, go here.
You can use this form to claim tax-exempt status when purchasing items. There are a few important things to note for both buyers and sellers who will use this form for tax-exempt purchases. Buyers, you must be certain that you are eligible for the exemption you are claiming; otherwise, penalties my result for false claims. Sellers, you are expected to maintain accurate records when presented with proof for tax-exempt purchases. The form itself must be filled out in its entirety, or it will be considered invalid. If you are asked to provide proof of tax-exempt purchases, you will be expected to provide proof in its completed form. If proof cannot be supplied, or if you supply incomplete or inaccurate forms, you will be subject to penalties.
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Extracted from PDF file ri-sst.pdf, last modified April 2006
More about the Rhode Island Streamlined Sales Tax Certificate of Exemption
This is a Streamlined Sales Tax Certificate, which is a unified form that can be used to make sales tax exempt purchases in all states that are a member of the Streamlined Sales and Use Tax Agreement. Please note that Rhode Island may have specific restrictions on how exactly this form can be used.
Rhode Island Streamlined Certificate Notes:Rhode Island allows this certificate to be used to claim a resale exemption only when the item will be resold in the same form. They do not permit this certificate to be used to claim any other type of exemption.
An additional, multi-state version of the SST Certificate, as provided by the Multistate Tax Commission, can be found here.
Other Rhode Island Sales Tax Certificates:
SalesTaxHandbook has an additional six Rhode Island sales tax certificates that you may need.
While we do our best to keep our list of Rhode Island Sales Tax Exemption Certificates up to date and complete, we cannot be held liable for errors or omissions. Is the SST form on this page out-of-date or not working? Please let us know and we will fix it ASAP.