Cumberland Fire District Tax Collection – COVID-19 Notice

At this time, the Office of Tax Collection at Fire District Headquarters remains closed to the public. Accommodation can be made to take in-person payment but entry into the fire station is restricted. Contact our office by phone Monday – Friday for assistance with tax payment or account information.

Our office will provide a receipt for any payment by mail upon request or electronically if we have attached an e-mail address to your account.

Fire District Tax Information

Visit to view or print account history or see current balance detail.

2021 Fire District Tax Rate: $1.95 per thousand (assessed value as of 12/31/2020)
2020 Tax Rate: $1.879 per thousand (assessed value as of 12/31/2019)

All bills issued in June are for the fiscal year beginning July 1 of the same calendar year through June 30 of the following year.

Checks that are made payable to former fire districts, the Town of Cumberland, or any entity other than Cumberland Fire District WILL BE RETURNED to the tax payer.

Cumberland Fire District reserves the right to send delinquent fire tax accounts to sale at public auction or other collections option after delinquency of no less than six months.

If any installment of taxes is not paid by the last date of the respective unpaid balance period or periods as they occur, your whole tax, or remaining unpaid balance of taxes, shall immediately become due and payable AND will carry, until collected in full, delinquent penalty at the rate of fourteen percent (14%) per annum (12% on years prior to 2018). Penalty is calculated from first fiscal quarter due date or the date of a recent penalty payment. Each installment (quarterly payment as scheduled), paid on or before the last day of each installment period shall be free of any charge of interest.

Office Hours & Contact

Mon-Fri 9:00 am- 3:00 pm
(401) 658-1921

Send general tax inquiries to: 

Sending Payment

Payments can be mailed to:

Cumberland Fire District
Office of Tax Collection
PO Box 10
Manville, RI 02838

Tax Lien Certificates, Fedex/UPS & Other Business

Cumberland Fire District
Office of Tax Collection
3502 Mendon Rd
Cumberland, RI 02864

Patrick Baranski, Tax Collection Supervisor

Send us an Email

Email addresses provided will stay on file until removed or replaced by written request. Office of Tax Collection will never provide personal homeowner details to any party. By providing your email to CFD you are authorizing our tax office to utilize said address as a preferred method of contact.


Change of Address Form

Tax Lien Certificate Request

How to pay Fire District Taxes:

Contact Office or check on-line for information regarding balances. Place a check in the drop box outside our office or mail to PO Box address.

  • Cash, check, money order, credit card (Visa and MasterCard) payments are accepted.
  • Checks must be made payable to Cumberland Fire District and can be mailed to Cumberland Fire District, PO Box 10, Manville, RI, 02838.
  • A drive-up drop box is located at our office entrance, at the rear of the fire station, for payment by check or money order at any time.
    • Headquarters address: 3502 Mendon Rd. 
  • Payment by credit card accepted on-line at Tax payers will be required to provide their full account number for log in. Credit card payments will NOT be accepted over the phone.
    • Service provider Point&Pay charges a 3% fee on all Visa and MasterCard payments. 
    • Contact the Office if you have questions regarding your balance before you make a payment.
    • Current account status can be seen online under Transaction History at the top of account page. 

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