The City of Newport has announced the extension of the due date for 1st quarter tax bills from August 5, 2016 to end of business day on August 10, 2016.  Penalties and interest will not be charged for any tax bill received by or postmarked as of August 10, 2016.

Tax bills can be paid in person in the collections Office at City Hall located at 43 Broadway, or mailed to Collections, 43 Broadway, Newport, RI 02840.  Copies of bills may be requested by contacting the Collections Office at 845-5403.

Several residents on Newport’s Nextdoor reported receiving their 1st Quarter Tax Bill later than usual.

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