State Government Press Releases

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01/19/2017
Providence, R.I. -- The R.I. Division of Municipal Finance has completed calculations for the state aid disbursements incorporated in Governor Raimondo's proposed Fiscal Year 2018 budget, as well as revised disbursements for Fiscal Year 2017. The tables released today include amounts for the...
01/10/2017
PROVIDENCE, R.I. The R.I. Division of Municipal Finance has issued its Fiscal Year 2017 Property Tax Cap Report summarizing compliance with the state property tax levy cap of 4 percent, now in its tenth year. The Fiscal Year 2017 Property Tax Cap Report, now available on the division website,...
01/10/2017
PROVIDENCE, R.I. The R.I. Division of Municipal Finance has issued its Fiscal Year 2017 Property Tax Cap Report summarizing compliance with the state property tax levy cap of 4 percent, now in its tenth year. The Fiscal Year 2017 Property Tax Cap Report, now available on the division website,...
11/02/2016
The Division of Municipal Finance has added municipal tax rates for 2016 to its website. The rates are shown by class of property for FY 2017, assessed as of December 31, 2015 for tax roll year 2016. Questions can be directed to Susanne Greschner at susanne.greschner@dor.ri.gov.
10/05/2016
The Division of Municipal Finance has issued the 2016 compilation of veterans', elderly and other tax exemptions. This report is a result of an annual survey of Rhode Island's 39 cities and towns. Because personal exemptions are subject to change, the user of this publication should contact a...
02/29/2016
PROVIDENCE, R.I. The R.I. Division of Municipal Finance today released the 2016 Directory of City and Town Officials, in electronic version. The directory, commonly known as the "Blue Book," features contact information for Rhode Island's 39 cities and towns, its fire districts, state...
02/03/2016
Providence, R.I. -- The R.I. Division of Municipal Finance has completed calculations for the state aid disbursements incorporated in Governor Raimondo's proposed Fiscal Year 2017 budget, as well as revised disbursements for Fiscal Year 2016. The tables released today include amounts for the...
01/21/2016
Providence, R.I. -- The R.I. Division of Finance has completed its 26th annual salary survey for municipal government positions of the state's 39 cities and towns. The survey includes salaries for chief executives, 32 various department directors and other municipal officials. The survey...
01/11/2016
PROVIDENCE, R.I. -- The Rhode Island Division of Municipal Finance has issued its survey of municipal license and permit fees for Rhode Island Cities and Towns. The survey, one of many prepared by the local government assistance unit, was prepared for use by municipal and state officials as an...
01/05/2016
PROVIDENCE, R.I. The R.I. Division of Municipal Finance has issued its Fiscal Year 2016 Property Tax Cap Report summarizing compliance with the state property tax levy cap of 4 percent, now in its ninth year. The Fiscal Year 2016 Property Tax Cap Report, now available on the division website,