Rhode Island (RI) Tax Lien Sales

Sale Type: Tax Lien Certificates/Tax Deeds
Interest Rate: 10%+1%
Bid Method: Highest Bidder
Redemption Period: 1 Year
Sale Date(s): Year Round
State Statute(s): Title 44, CH 9
Over-the-Counter: No
State Website: www.ri.gov

Rhode Island State Overview

In Rhode Island, tax collector’s sell tax deeds (hybrid tax deed) with a 1 year right of redemption. The original owner may redeem by paying the purchase price plus a 10% penalty plus 1% per month after 6 months.

  • Tax Sale Type: Hybrid Tax Deed. (Sec. 44-9-12).
  • Contact: Tax Collector. (Sec. 44-9-7).
  • Interest Rate and/or Penalty Rate: Ten (10%) penalty if redeemed within six (6) months of the date of sale, and an additional one (1%) percent penalty for each succeeding month. (Sec. 44-9-19) and (Sec. 44-9-21).
  • Bid Procedure: Premium bid / highest bid. (Sec. 44-9-8).
  • Redemption Period: One (1) year. (Sec. 44-9-25).
  • Law: General Laws of Rhode Island, Title 44, Chapter 9 – “Tax Sales”.
State County Contact Info
RI Barrington town.barrington.ri.us
RI Bristol town.bristol.ru.us
RI Burrillville town.burrillville.org
RI Central Falls centralfallsri.us
RI Charlestown charlestownri.org
RI Coventry coventry.ri.us
RI Cranston cranstonri.com
RI Cumberland cumberlandri.org
RI East Greenwich eastgwichri.com
RI East Providence EastProvidence.com
RI Exeter town.exeter.ri.us
RI Foster
RI Glocester glocesterri.org
RI Hopkinton hopkintonri.com
RI Jamestown jamestown-ri.info
RI Johnston johnston-ri.com
RI Lincoln lincolnri.com
RI Little Compton
RI Middletown middletownri.com
RI Narragansett narragansett.com
RI Narragansett Tribe narragansett-tribe
RI New Shoreham town.newshoreham.ri.us
RI Newport cityofnewport.com
RI North Kingstown northkingstown.org
RI North Providence northprovidenceri.org
RI North Smithfield northsmithfieldri.org
RI Pawtucket pawtucketri.com
RI Portsmouth portmouthri.com
RI Providence providenceri.com
RI Richmond richmondri.com
RI Scituate scituateri.com
RI Smithfield smithfieldri.com
RI South Kingstown southkingstownri.com
RI Tiverton tiverton.org
RI Warren townofwarren.org
RI Warwick wgtownri.com
RI West Greenwich wgtownri.com
RI West Warwick westwarwickri.com
RI Westerly townofwesterly.com
RI Woonsocket ci.woonsocket.ri.us


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