State of Rhode Island
Tax Assessors Notice
NOTICE TO ALL TOWN OF GLOCESTER RESIDENTS POSTED JULY 25, 2016
The Town of Glocester is currently conducting a Statistical Property Revaluation. State law requires that cities and towns conduct a revaluation process every three years. The Town has engaged the services of Vision Government Solutions Inc. to perform this process.
While only a Statistical Revaluation is being conducted at this time, it is possible that an employee of Vision may visit your property to confirm information related to the assessment of your property. All employees of Vision are required to display and present identification when conducting a property survey.
Residents having any questions about this process should contact the Tax Assessor’s Office at 401-568-6206 ext. 3.
STATE OF RHODE ISLAND TAX ASSESSORS NOTICE 2016 POSTED DECEMBER 2, 2015
Whereas, the tax assessors of the state of Rhode Island are directed by the provisions of title 44, chapter 5, section 15 of the general laws of Rhode Island 1956, to assess annually the valuation of all ratable property of their said city or town, and to make such assessment of valuations as of December 31, 2015 at twelve o’clock midnight.
Now, therefore, notice is hereby given that pursuant to the provisions of title 44, chapter 5, section 15 of the General Laws of Rhode Island 1956, and in conformity with the law in relation to the assessment of valuation, every person and body corporate liable for taxation is required to bring in to the assessor a true and exact account of all ratable property owned or possessed by them, describing and specifying the value of every parcel of such real estate and personal estate.
Such accounts must be filed with the assessor’s office in the city or town hall in said city or town of property location between January 2, 2016 and January 31, 2016 during regular business hours (excluding weekends and holidays).
“Provided, however, that if any person or body corporate liable to taxation shall file with the assessor on or before January 31, 2016 a written notice of their intention to bring in an account shall be deemed to have been filed with the assessor if the same shall be sent by registered mail, postage prepaid, postmarked before twelve o’clock midnight of the last day of which accounts may be brought in pursuant to the provisions hereof; provided, however, in case any such person or body corporate shall fail to file any intention as foresaid, they shall be deemed to have waived their right to file such account.” General Laws of Rhode Island 1956, title 44, chapter 5, section 16 every person bringing in such account shall make oath before some notary public or other person authorized to administer oaths in the place where such oath is administered that the account by them exhibited contains to the best of their knowledge and belief, a true and exact account and valuation of all ratable estate owned or possessed by them; and whoever neglects or refuses to bring in such account, if over taxed, shall have no remedy therefore, except as provided in sections 44-4-14, 44-4-15, 44-5-26 to 44-5-31, inclusive and 44-9-19 to 44-9-24, inclusive as the same may have been amended.
All persons entitled to exemptions from taxation as provided by title 44, chapter 3, sections 4, 5, and 12, and title 30, chapter 22, sections 1-6 of the General Laws of Rhode Island, as amended, or by special local ordinances pertaining to elderly exemptions and veterans exemption, shall present to the assessor due evidence that they are so entitled to such exemption on or before the local community’s required filing date.
Executors, administrators, guardians and trustees are hereby notified that all the foregoing applies to them and to trust estates as well as to other persons and property.