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All Original and Limited Edition Works of Art
now Exempt from Rhode Island Sales Tax

Money as ArtThe ACA, in collaboration with Discover Newport, hosted Randall Rosenbaum, Executive Director of the RI State Council on the Arts and Senator M. Teresa Pavia Weed who provided details regarding a landmark program for RI artists. Rhode Island is the first state in the nation to establish a statewide sales tax exemption on sales of original and limited edition works of art!
• For an overview of the program click here
• To learn how the law applies to you click here.
• In order to begin the process of applying for the tax exemption, artists and art spaces must first register for a sales tax permit and pay the required $10 fee. To access this registration form, click here
• If you already have a sales tax permit, click here for the form you should send to Taxation to apply for the sales tax exemption for art.

Use the STATE OF THE ARTS signage at galleries, boutiques and studios throughout Rhode Island to show works of art are TAX FREE.

CLICK TO OPEN LARGE FILE, SAVE TO YOUR DESKTOP, PRINT & DISPLAY!

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