📣 Trash Delay, City Hall & Offices Closed 📣

Please be advised that City Hall and Offices will be Closed on Monday, May 29th for Memorial Day.
Please note that the Waste Management Transfer Station will be closed and there will be a one-day delay in trash and recycling collection.
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Contact Information

Tax Assessor: 
(401) 845 - 5363

Located on the First Floor of City Hall
43 Broadway


Hours: 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. - M-F »

Contact Information

Tax Assessor: 
(401) 845 - 5363

Located on the First Floor of City Hall
43 Broadway


Hours: 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. - M-F »

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Understanding the City's 2-Tier Residential Tax Rate

Understanding the City's 2-Tier Residential Tax Rate

Newport already has two different tax classifications for Residential and Commercial properties. But what about the idea of having two tax classifications to encourage more year-round home ownership?

The City Council recently adopted a proposal by the Ad-Hoc Tax Relief Commission to create a two-tier Residential Property Tax structure that's intended to boost year-round residency for homeowners and renters alike. 
 

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Cold War Veterans Now Qualify for Tax Exemption

Cold War Veterans Now Qualify for Tax Exemption

Newport homeowners who served in the military during the Cold War period from 1947 until 1991 are now eligible to qualify for property tax relief through the Rhode Island Veteran’s Exemption.
  

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Access the City's Online Services

Access the City's Online Services

From paying taxes and parking tickets, to searching property records, requesting vital records and applying for building permits or memorial benches, the City’s website can service a large variety of requests either directly online or through mail correspondence. 

 

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