2009 Rhode Island Code
Title 44 - Taxation
CHAPTER 44-4 - Situs and Ownership of Taxable Property
§ 44-4-4 - Assessment of real estate taxes against owner.

SECTION 44-4-4

   § 44-4-4  Assessment of real estate taxes against owner. – Taxes on real estate are assessed to the owners, including purchasers at tax sales of fractional interests, and separate tracts or parcels, and their fractioned interests, if any, shall be separately described and valued so far as practicable; provided, that no misdescription, defect in description, or mistake in valuation, so long as the estate assessed can be identified, shall be taken advantage of by any taxpayer in order to avoid the payment of a tax assessed against the taxpayer, unless he or she has brought to the assessors a true and exact account of all his or her ratable estate, describing and specifying the value of every parcel of his or her real and personal estate, at the time that they may prescribe for the assessing of the tax. Nothing contained in this section shall be construed to deprive a taxpayer of the remedies provided in §§ 44-5-26 – 44-5-31.

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