Tax Sections The RI Division of Taxation is made up of several topic specific sections. Audit Section The Audit Section is responsible for reviewing records of individuals and businesses to ensure compliance with Rhode Island tax laws, and, if necessary, for assessing and collecting those taxes related to income not properly reported to Rhode Island. Compliance and Collections Section The Compliance and Collections Section is responsible for collecting all taxes due to the state. This section is also responsible for ensuring compliance through multiple license renewal programs. Corporate Tax Section The Corporate Tax Section is responsible for reviewing and auditing the tax return filings for corporate income tax, bank deposit tax, bank excise tax, insurance gross premiums tax, public service tax, among others. Credits Section The Credits Section is responsible for reviewing, issuing, processing, and reconciling multiple tax credit programs. Estate Tax Section The Estate Tax section is responsible for providing guidance, reviewing estate tax forms, and releasing the statutory lien held on all property in Rhode Island as appropriate. Excise Tax Section The Excise Tax Section is responsible for providing guidance, and reviewing and reconciling the various Rhode Island sales and use taxes. Personal Income Tax Section The Personal Income Tax Section is responsible for providing guidance, reviewing, processing, and ensuring compliance with the requirements of the personal income tax laws. Withholding Tax Section The Withholding Tax Section is responsible for providing guidance and processing the withholding tax returns and payments that employers send in on behalf of employees. Employer Tax Section Part of the Department of Labor and Training, the Employer Withholding Tax Section is responsible for providing guidance and processing the tax returns and payments for Employment Security, Temporary Disability and Job Development Fund taxes.