Tax Collector


If interest is showing on an account, it is for the current month only.  To calculate additional interest on a delinquent account for the next month please add an additional 1.5% x the ENTIRE tax (base) unpaid balance.  For questions NOT available on the account screen please email  Include a snip it of the account and what you were not able to find.

PLEASE NOTE: **Installment due dates are: August 15, November 15, February 15 and May 15th.**

(If due dates differ on the account summary screen it is for our posting purposes only.)

You can look up or make a charge card payment on your tax account by clicking the blue link BELOW labeled

Tax payments/Account Balance.

and type the account#. If you don’t have the account number, you can look it up by owner, Location or parcel. Refer to Illustration below. Once you get the account number, return to this page and enter it with the dashes.


If the account summary information requested appears blank or to see payments made on an account, click on the TRANSACTION HISTORY button at the very top of the summary page. For basic installment information, click on the > next to the tax roll.

(Please note for charge card payments there is a fee of 3% on the amount charged with minimum fee of $2.00.)

The Town of Coventry receives no portion of service fees charged by the credit card company.

Tax Payments / Account Balance


Town Hall
1670 Flat River Road
Coventry, RI  02816


Monday - Friday 8:30am – 4:00pm



Phone: (401) 822-9167

Checks should be made out to:

Coventry Tax Collector 

send to:

Coventry Tax Collector 
1670 Flat River Road
Coventry, RI 02816


Current 2023 Tax Rates:

Residential - $15.33

Commercial - $21.55

Motor Vehicle - $18.75, No Excise Tax bill as issued

Tangible - $20.65

Since 2011

All owners of vehicles valued at $500.00 or more will receive a tax bill.  The age of the vehicle alone does not determine the value of the vehicle.

As of 2022

The Governor has discontinued the issuance of Excise tax bills. 

Please be aware that if we have placed a stop on your registration due to delinquent taxes billed 2021 and prior, you must pay your account in full to get the release for the registry. If you pay with a charge card at a registration release will automatically happen within approximately 24-48 hours. If we have time, we do try to e-mail the DMV or send releases via postal service, when delinquent taxes have been paid. In the end, if you have not paid your taxes on time, you can expect to encounter issues at the registry until you clear up your tax debt with the town.

Department Details

The primary function of the Tax Collector's office is to collect and record taxes owed by the residents of Coventry.  We offer many ways to pay taxes in order to make an unpleasant task as painless as possible. Taxpayers may elect to pay taxes in person at the Town Hall, via the drop box located outside the Town Hall, through the mail, or by charge card using the internet. We are in the process of setting up an ACH option. Check back to this page for updates. In addition, to merely collecting the taxes, we also try to assist taxpayers, who may be delinquent, become current with their tax payments.  We attempt to achieve this by working out a payment plan to help them catch up. The Coventry Tax Collector's office is also responsible for providing Municipal Lien Certificates (fee $25.00). This document lists all the outstanding taxes owed, in Coventry, on a particular parcel and is mainly used by attorneys in determining costs when closing on the sale of real property.


Questions and Problems

Tax Collector

Responsible for mailing of tax notices and collection of tax payments based on information contained on the current tax roll certified by the Assessor. 

Phone - (401) 821-6400
Email –

Tax Assessor

Responsible for preparation of the current tax roll, assessed value, exemptions, taxable value, assessed owner(s) name and address, address changes, and property location. 

Phone - (401) 822-9162

Email -