Tax Collector Office Information

All bills issued in June are for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2018 through June 30, 2019.

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 taxpayer.

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). 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.

Payments can be mailed to:
Tax Collector, Cumberland Fire District
PO Box 10
Manville, RI 02838

Cumberland Fire District Tax Collection Office
3502 Mendon Rd
Cumberland, RI 02864
Mon-Fri 9:00 am- 3:00 pm
(401) 658-1921
Located in rear of building, ample parking.

Patrick Baranski, Tax Collection Supervisor


Municipal Lien Forms

Change of Address Form

Fire taxes can be paid in the following ways:

  • Cash, check, Visa, and MasterCard payments are accepted.
  • Checks must be made out to Cumberland Fire District and can be mailed to Tax Collector, Cumberland Fire District, PO Box 10, Manville, RI, 02838 , or brought into the office located at 3502 Mendon Rd, Cumberland, RI 02895.
  • A drop box is located in the back of the building for payments after regular business hours.
  • Visa or MasterCard payments are accepted in person or online at Tax payers will be required to provide their full account number and PIN number located on their current bill. Credit card payments will NOT be accepted over the phone. A 3% fee is charged by the service provider for all credit card payments in person or online.                                                                                                                                 

Any questions should be directed to the Tax Collectors Office during normal office hours.

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