Assessment Appeal Forms

Tax Appeal Form 

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  • For appeals to the Town Assessor, this form must be filed with the local office of tax assessment within ninety (90) days from the date the first tax payment is due. 

Board of Assessment Tax Appeal Form 

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  •  For appeals to the local tax board of review, this form must be filed with the local tax board not more than thirty (30) days after the Assessor renders a decision, or if the Assessor does not render a decision within forty-five (45) days of the filing of the appeal, not more than ninety (90) days after the expiration of the forty-five (45) day period.

Motor Vehicle Value Appeal Form 

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  • An appeal must be filed with your local tax assessor within forty-five (45) days of the mailing of your tax bill. 
  • Two (2) copies of the appeal form must be submitted along with a copy of your tax bill. 
  • After the appeal form has been completed and a copy of the tax bill attached, it must be returned to your local assessor’s office. The assessor will verify if the value was indeed set by the Rhode Island Vehicle Value Commission and complete the portion of the form that applies.
  • Appeal forms are then submitted to the Vehicle Value Commission by the assessor. The commission will notify the assessor of their decision within twenty (20) days. The assessor must in turn notify the taxpayer within ten (10) days of the receipt of the commission’s decision.