State of Rhode Island - Division of Taxation
Personal Income Tax
Regulation PIT 91-18
Use of Substitute Rhode Island Blank Income Tax Forms
I. IN GENERAL
The Rhode Island Division of Taxation allows the use of photo copies and other methods of producing blank Rhode Island printed forms if all the following conditions are met:
A. The copy may be black printing on white stock;
B. The stock used to produce copies of blank Rhode Island tax forms must be substantially of the same weight as the normal Rhode Island forms; and
C. The size of the reproduced form must be substantially the same size as the printed form and the substitute of any Rhode Island blank form that is substantially less than 8 1/2 x 11 inches in size must correspond to the size of the printed Rhode Island blank form size as the RI-1040A and 941 forms).
II. SUBSTITUTE PRINTED FORMS OR COMPUTER GENERATED FORMS
A. Prior approval must be obtained from the Rhode Island Division of Taxation to produce a printed or computer generated blank form.
B. All the conditions in # I above and in 1 through 3 below must be met:
1. the blank form must contain all of the information appearing on the official Rhode Island printed blank form;
2. the layout and format of the substitute blank form must be the same as the official Rhode Island printed blank form; and
3. cent lines or spaces must be provided on substitute blank forms if they appear on the official Rhode Island printed blank form.
R. GARY CLARK
EFFECTIVE: January 1, 1991