Assessment Department

Motor Vehicle Tax:

Please note the car tax has been phased out for the 2022 tax roll. There is NO car tax. In order to register your vehicle with the DMV you may not be delinquent with prior years tax.    

Tax Appeal Form Notice:

All 2023 Tax Appeal Forms are available here and in the office. 

Mission:
The Assessment Department is responsible for establishing the value of all real and personal properties for taxation purposes. Duties include updating and maintaining all information with deeds, exemptions, mapping, motor vehicles, personal property, and real estate. The Assessment Department is also responsible for discovery of real estate improvements without permitting, discovery of new businesses, as well as the oversight of improvements for the purpose of accurate valuation.
  
Welcome Homeowner:
On behalf of the Town of Westerly, we would like to welcome you to our community. Please take a moment to look at the Exemption page for programs for which you may be eligible. The forms are available by clicking on the name of the Exemption. If you have any questions please call or email the Assessment Department through our staff directory.

Revaluations are completed every three years in conformity with Rhode Island General Statutes. Westerly completed a statistical revaluation effective December 31, 2021. This revaluation provided values for the present tax bills which were mailed at the beginning of July.

A property owner may formally appeal their assessment to the Town Assessor at the end of July. Appeal forms will be available on the website and in the Assessment office on July 31st and must be received in the Assessment office by October 29th. 

Tax Rate Info