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Tax Collector

The City Collector's Office processes Real Estate, Personal Property/Tangible, and Motor Vehicle taxes. The office also is a depository for all city receipts. The determination of the amount of tax you pay (valuation, levy, exemptions) is made by the City Assessor.

Please see our Payment Information and FAQ page for information on:

  • ITOP
  • Methods of Payment
  • Interest Calculation
  • Tax Sale Information
  • DMV Blocks

Bill Distribution:

Real Estate and Tangible Tax Bills are mailed annually in late June, so if you do not have a bill by Independence Day, contact our office for assistance. State law does not require the City to send a tax bill.

Motor Vehicle Excise Tax:

Mayor Donald R. Grebien announced that Pawtucket car owners can expect changes to their car tax bills following the passage of the car tax cut by the General Assembly and the Governor. While discussions were occurring at the state level, the City decided to delay issuing its bills to avoid confusion and the need to issue adjustments. The City has issued its bills and resident can expect to recieve them begining September 25th.  

The deadline for first and second quarter payments of the car tax bills will be extended to November 30th to accommodate the delay. Taxpayers will not be assessed an interest penalty due to the delay in issuing the Motor Vehicle Excise Tax bills if they are paid on time, by the extended deadline. Information on these changes and the extended deadline will be included in all car tax bills. 

http://www.pawtucketri.com/news/pawtucket-car-owners-can-expect-receive-their-bills-next-week 

Treasurer

Shaun W. Strobel : Extension 344

Location

Pawtucket City Hall
1st Floor Tax Collections Office - Room 110 
137 Roosevelt Avenue
Pawtucket, RI 02860

Phone Numbers

City Hall Main Number: (401) 728-0500
Tax Collector's Fax:(401) 722-2427
Tax Collector's Office: Extension: 344

Resources

Tax Sale Advertisement

Tax Sale Pre-Registration Form

Pre-qualification of bidders, pursuant to R.I.G.L. 44-9-13, shall be conducted on Thursday, June 2, 2017 from 9:00 a.m. unti 12:30 p.m. at the Collections Office at 137 Roosevelt Ave, Pawtucket RI 02860. Mail in registration will be provided upon request. All forms must be received by the City of Pawtucket at least two (2) days prior to the lien sale. No bidder registration forms will be accepted the day of the lien sale. The City reserves the right to accept or reject bidder registration forms for failure to register pursuant to the instructions. In accordance with the relevant provisions of the Access to Public Records Act, R.I.G.L. 38-2-1 et seq.

 

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