Rhode Island Higher Education Assistance Act [See Title 16 Chapter 97 – The Rhode Island Board of Education Act]

SECTION 16-57-6.3

§ 16-57-6.3. Tax exempt earnings.

(a) For state income tax purposes, annual earnings of the tuition savings program and the prepaid tuition program shall be exempt from tax to the program, and shall not be includible in the Rhode Island income of either beneficiaries or participants in the program until withdrawn or distributed from it, and then in accordance with chapter 30 of title 44.

(b) The tax administrator may adopt rules and regulations necessary to monitor, implement, and administer the Rhode Island personal income tax provisions referred to in subsection (a) relating to this chapter. These regulations shall provide for each taxable year for the timely submission to the tax administrator by the program manager of the tuition savings program of this information in the form the tax administrator shall prescribe concerning contributions to, and withdrawals including transfers and rollovers from, the tuition savings program during that year.

History of Section.
(P.L. 1997, ch. 81, § 2; P.L. 1997, ch. 91, § 2; P.L. 2001, ch. 364, § 2; P.L. 2015, ch. 141, art. 7, § 6.)