Tax Collector

Cynthia Hassell | ufdtax@unionfiredistrict.com

The Tax Collector is located in the Business Office

Mailing Address: PO Box 335, Peace Dale, RI, 02883

Telephone: (401) 783-0617 x302

Hours: Monday-Friday, 8:30 am – 4:00 pm

2021 Tax Rate – $0.77 per $1,000

 

Frequently Asked Questions

We are chartered by the State of Rhode Island to raise funds through taxation to provide fire coverage to the Town of South Kingstown. Since we are not a town department, your fire tax is separate and apart from your property tax bill.

It takes a lot of dedication and time to be a volunteer firefighter. The fire taxes pay for the equipment, training, fuel, gear and everything else needed to provide fire service. It also pays for the office of the Fire Marshal, which completes safety inspections mandated by the State of Rhode Island.

The UFD bills for fire taxes once a year in late September. Tax payments are due in full October 31st.

The UFD bills for fire taxes once a year in late September. Tax payments are due in full October 31st.

Payments are accepted in the Business Office located at 131 Asa Pond Road. There is a drop box located outside the front door for your convenience.

We accept cash, check, or credit card (MasterCard or Visa).

Yes, you can prepay your fire taxes in most circumstances. Please call the office at 401-783-0617.

Unlike the Town, we do not know who you have your mortgage with. The annual fire tax bill is mailed to the owner of record.  If you are escrowing for fire taxes, it is your responsibility to forward the bill to them.