Tax Assessor Department
REAL ESTATE AND TANGIBLE PROPERTY APPEAL PROCESS
The tax appeal forms are available under the ASSESSOR FORMS tab to the left. Under Rhode Island General Law, the tax assessor has forty-five (45) days to review the appeal, render a decision and notify the taxpayer of the decision. The taxpayer, if still aggrieved, may appeal the decision of the tax assessor to the board of assessment review. In the event that the assessor does not render a decision, the taxpayer may appeal to the board of assessment review at the expiration of the forty-five (45) day period. For appeals to the board of assessment review, this form must be filed with the board of assessment review not more than thirty (30) days after the assessor renders a decision, or if the assessor does not render a decision within forty-five (45) days of the filing of the appeal, not more than (90) days after the expiration of the forty-five (45) day period.
NO APPEALS WILL BE ACCEPTED BEFORE SEPTEMBER 10, 2018.
NO APPEALS WILL BE ACCEPTED AFTER DECEMBER 10, 2018.
MOTOR VEHICLE VALUE APPEAL PROCESS
Tax payers who want to appeal the assessment of their motor vehicle values must do so by using the the Rhode Island Vehicle Valuation Commission form which can be found under Assessor Forms to the left. Please bear in mind that appeals must be filed with the tax assessor within thirty (45) days of the mailing of tax bill. For additional information please refer to the form.
No Motor Vehicle Appeals will be accepted after OCTOBER 19, 2018.