The Tax and Utility Collection Division functions:
Act as the central processing office for revenue from all Town departments
Collect and record the receipt of all local taxes; real estate, motor vehicle, and tangible
Collect and record receipt of revenues from the Town’s Water and Wastewater user fees and solid waste charges
Enforce delinquent collections of taxes through various collection methods
Submit delinquent motor vehicle and tangible personal property accounts to the Town’s collection agency and the State of RI Division of Motor Vehicles annually
Maintain and coordinates annual Tax Sale for delinquent real estate accounts
The Tax Collector’s Office is responsible for the collection of all real estate, personal property and motor vehicle excise taxes, town sewer, South Shore and Middlebridge water user fees, adult day care and septic hauler invoices.