City Hall will be closed on the last business day of the week, which will primarily fall on a Friday. In accordance with the Governor’s Pause, City Hall will be closed to the public from November 30th to December 13th. We continue to encourage the community to safely and securely use the online and mail services that are available on the Pawtucket website. Residents and businesses can still contact City Hall Departments during hours of operation by calling City Hall and its employees, who will continue to work in the building, at 401-728-0500. A drop box is also available outside of City Hall.

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Attention: Information on Car Taxes

The City of Pawtucket is holding off on sending motor vehicle taxes until we receive more clarity from the State. We want to get this right and not cause additional confusion for you or any taxpayers in the future.

Rather than issuing vehicle tax bills now to over 50,000 people, and potentially overcharging taxpayers, the City will generate bills depending on the passage of the RI Budget. The deadline for first quarter payment of car tax bills will be extended to accommodate the delay.

For any taxpayers who have questions or concerns, please reach out by emailing TaxInfo@pawtucketri.com or calling 401-728-0500 ext. 344.

 

 

The City of Pawtucket traditionally accepts various forms of payments; cash, checks, money orders, and credit cards, however due to COVID19 Pandemic, Pawtucket urges Citizens to make payments by Check, Money Order,  or Credit Card as much as possible.  We do recognize there are circumstances that make it necessary to use cash, which we do accept that form of payment as well.

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.

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 Pre-Registration Form

 

Pre-qualification of bidders, pursuant to R.I.G.L. 44-9-13, shall be conducted beginning May 9th, 2019 until May 31st, 2019 from 9:00am to 3:00 p.m. at the Collections Office at 137 Roosevelt Ave, Pawtucket RI 02860. Mail in registration will be provided upon request. 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.

  • All forms must be received by the City of Pawtucket by 3:00 P.M. on May 31, 2019.
  • 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.


Pawtucket June 6th 2019 Tax Sale -  May 9th 2019 Long Ad

Pawtucket June 6th 2019 Tax Sale - May 16th 2019 Short Ad **Updated Property List**

Pawtucket June 6th 2019 Tax Sale - May 30th 2019 Short Ad ** Updated Property List**

Pawtucket June 6th 2019 Tax Sale - June 5 2019 **Updated Property List**

DEM Environmental Notice - 42 Dexter Street - Plat 44 Lot 0493

DEM Environmental Motice - 347 Broadway - Plat 20 Lot 0528

 

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