Tax Collection Division

The Tax Collection Division processes, collects, and records all tax, water and sewer payments for the City.  Tax Collection is located on the first floor of City Hall in Room 104.  Hours of operation are Monday-Friday, 8:00 am to 4:00 pm.  Our mission in the Tax Collection Division is to provide residents with fast, accurate payment processing, and with a courteous resolution of any payment issues that they may have.  We aim to exceed the expectations of our resident customers. 

Please be advised that we are currently experiencing technical difficulties displaying accurate current balances due within the Invoice Cloud software.  Please contact the Tax Collector's Office at 435-7544 with any questions.  We apologize for the inconvenience. 

We are having technical issues displaying your current balance due.

Please contact the Tax Collector’s Office at 435-7544 with any questions.

Important Information

There is a 7 calendar day grace period for the payment due dates.

Please bring bills and other forms with you when visiting the Tax Department office.

Please be advised that all returned EFT payments made online will be charged a $15 fee.

The real estate bills are for the current calendar year. 

The motor vehicle bills and tangible tax bills are for the prior calendar year. For more information on tangible tax bills, please visit the Tax Assessors webpage

Motor vehicle bills must be current in order to receive clearance to Register with the RI Department of Motor Vehicles.  If you require a clearance to register your car, payment MUST be in cash or banker's check.

Tax bills are issued by June 1. 

All exemption and valuation questions are handled by the Assessment Division.  Please call (401) 435-7574. 

The tax sale is held annually in April. 

Please refer to the back of your bill for more information. 

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Contact Information

145 Taunton Ave.

East Providence, RI 02914

Phone: (401) 435-7544 


*Tax Sale will be held on April 27, 2017.  For information, please contact the Tax Division. 

Current Tax Sale List 2017