Fire District Tax Information

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 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). Penalty is calculated from first fiscal quarter due date or date of 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.

Send general tax inquiries to: tax@cumberlandfire.org 

Sending Payment

Payments can be mailed to:

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

Other Business

Cumberland Fire District
Office of Tax Collection
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
pbaranski@cumberlandfire.org

We are now accepting email addresses:

Cumberland Fire District will only use your email address to provide receipt of payments received, communicate with you regarding your fire district tax account, or send payment due reminders.

Please provide your name, all relevant account numbers and addresses (if you have multiple accounts), and a telephone number as a back up contact.

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 your primary method of contact.

Documents:

Tax Lien Certificate

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 www.RIeGov.com. 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 Office of Tax Collection during normal office hours.


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