According to the General Laws of Rhode Island, taxable property must be declared to the Assessor between December 31, 2020, and January 31, 2021. If a taxpayer is unable to make such declaration within the prescribed time, they may submit written notice prior to January 31, of their intention to submit declaration by March 15. Failure to file a true and full account within the prescribed time eliminates the right to appeal.
This form is for business of all types in the Town of Westerly and for taxpayers who are appealing the assessment of their property(ies)
Authorization to Appoint Agent
Annual return filings are protected by the General Laws of Rhode Island and cannot be viewed or copied for persons other than assessment personnel and the business owner without the written authorization. To appoint an agent other than the business owner who will be able to view or receive copies, the business owner must file an Authorization with the Assessment Office. Identification of the agent will be verified prior to release of copies or allowance to view documents.
Affidavit of Personal Property Status
When a business closes or moves out of Westerly, an Affidavit of Personal Property must be filed by the business owner with the Assessment Office to remove the business from future tax rolls