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Tax Information

2016 Municipal Tax Rates - All Rates are per $1,000 of Assessment

For a summary of the Rhode Island tax system, please visit the Division of Taxation's website.

Municipality Commercial Real Estate Business Personal Property
Barrington 2 18.25 18.25
Bristol  14.03 14.03
Burrillville  18.88 18.88
Central Falls 8 39.67 73.11
Charlestown 2 10.11 10.11
Coventry 7 25.10 20.83
Cranston 2 33.68 33.68
Cumberland  17.08 29.53
East Greenwhich 2 23.68 23.68
East Providence 1, 8 25.40 56.67
Exeter 2 15.37 15.37
Foster 2 21.42 29.46
Glocester  25.13 44.03
Hopkinton  20.38 20.38
Jamestown  8.78 8.78
Johnston 8 28.99 59.71
Lincoln 8 26.89 36.95
Little Compton  5.75 11.50
Middletown 2 19.96 15.04
Narragansett 2 14.91 14.91
Newport 2 14.79 14.79
New Shoreham 5 5.34 5.34
North Kingstown  19.30 19.30
North Providence 8 34.68 69.91
North Smithfield  18.50 44.56
Pawtucket 2 33.61 52.09
Portsmouth  15.80 15.80
Providence  36.75 55.80
Richmond  21.08 21.08
Scituate 7 21.14 40.75
Smithfield  17.57 61.23
South Kingstown 7 15.52 15.52
Tiverton 2 19.14 19.14
Warren  19.97 19.97
Warwick  31.13 41.15
Westerly  10.82 10.82
West Greenwich 3 22.55 33.85
West Warwick 4 See note 4 41.03
Woonsocket  2, 8 40.70 46.58

1) Rates support fiscal year 2015 for East Providence.

2) Municipality had a revaluation effective 12/31/14.

3) Vacant land taxed at $16.07 per thousand of assessed value.

4) Real Property taxed at four different rates: $37.10 (apartments 6+ units); $31.54 (combination, commercial I, commercial II, industrial, commercial condo, comm./ind. vacant land, comm. buildings on leased land, utilities and rails, other vacant land); $37.27 (two to five family); $25.96 (one family residence, estates, farms, seasonal/beach property, residential vacant land, residential buildings on leased land, residential condo, time shared condo, farm/forest/open space, mobile homes, two-family owner occupied properties)

5) New Shoreham & Scituate's Real Property is assessed at 80% of Fair Market Value at the time of revaluation/update. Real Property in all other municipalities is assessed at 100%.

6) Motor vehicles in Portsmouth, Richmond & Scituate are assessed at 70%, 80%, & 95% of the values prescribed by the Rhode Island Vehicle Value Commission, respectively. Motor Vehicles assessed at 100% in all other municipalities.

7) Rates rounded to two decimals

8) Denotes homestead exemption available