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Occupancy tax collection and remittance by Airbnb in Rhode Island

State of Rhode Island 

Guests who book Airbnb listings that are located in Rhode Island will pay the following taxes as part of their reservation:

  • Rhode Island Sales Tax: 7% of the listing price including any cleaning fee for reservations 30 nights and shorter. For detailed information, visit RI.gov.

  • Rhode Island Local Hotel Tax: 1% of the listing price including any cleaning fee for reservations 30 nights and shorter.

  • Rhode Island Statewide Hotel Tax: 5% of the listing price including any cleaning fee for reservations 30 nights and shorter on rentals of private rooms or shared rooms only. Rentals of an entire home or apartment are excluded from this tax.

Note: Hosts located in these areas are responsible for assessing all other tax obligations, including state and city jurisdictions.