Christine Brochu, Assessor
Phone: (401) 377-7780
Fax: (401) 377-7775
Email: assessor@hopkintonri.org
Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:30am to 4:30pm
Location: Town Hall, One Town House Road, Hopkinton

Mission

The Assessor's Office is responsible for identifying and valuing all real (real estate), tangible (business) property, and vehicles in the Town of Hopkinton, for taxation purposes. The Assessor's Office also administers state and local programs for exemption such as elderly, veteran, farm, forest, and open space. Every three years, the Office conducts a townwide revaluation updating all values to the current market. Valuations determined by the Assessor may be appealed to the Board of Tax Review within 90 days of the first payment due date.

Tax Rate For Real Estate & Motor Vehicles

The Real Estate tax rate for the 2013 Tax Roll is $19.77

The Motor Vehicle tax rate for the 2013 Roll is $21.18

Quick Links
Property Record Card
Assessor's Notice
Tax Maps
Senior Exemptions
Proration
Real Estate Data

Property Record Card - provides information on individual properties, including ownership, recent sales, sketch, photo, land size, and property characteristics.
Accessible on the web via http://www.crcpropertyinfo.com/crcdb/hopkinton.htm. Please note that this version is updated quartery. For access to current property information, please come into the office.

Hopkinton Tax Roll and Tax Bills - provides ownership, assessment, exemptions, and tax info for the current year.
Assessor's Statement of Assessed Values and Tax Levy - a three page statement summarizing valuations, exemptions, and taxes by category
Title Cards - 4,000 .pdfs showing chain of title, to be updated monthly from Assessor's records
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Forms
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Tax Exemption Guidelines (as of February 20, 2007)
Regular Exemption Veteran $6,700
Unmarried Widow/Widower Veteran $6,700
Totally Disabled Service Related $13,500
Gold Star Parent $21,500
Specially Adapted Housing $30,000
Blind Exemption $32,000
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Important Dates and Deadlines
January 31 Deadline for filing statement of account or an extension for all Property - Real & Tangible.
January 31 Farm, forest, and open space reapplications.
March 15 Deadline for Filing Tangible Returns With Extension Request and Senior and Veteran Exemption Applications.
June 15 Certification of values.
June 25 Certification of Tax Roll after Financial Town Meeting.
October 1 Deadline for Filing Appeals to Rhode Island Vehicle Value Commission.
November 30 Deadline for New Applications for Farm, Forest & Open Space Program.
December 7 Deadline for Filing Appeals to the Board of Assessment Review.
December 31 Assessment Date.
December 31 Tangible Forms & Senior Income Exemption Applications Mailed.

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Senior Exemptions 65 & 85 Or Older
65 - 84 Eligibility:
  • Must be 65 years or older
  • Must have owned home for 5 years
  • Must be a resident of Hopkinton for a minumum of 5 years
Income Less Than... Valuation Discount
$17,303 or less 60% Discount
$17,304 - $22,022 50% Discount
$22,023 - $26,741 40% Discount
$26,742 - $31,460 30% Discount
$31,461 - $35,393 20% Discount
$35,394 - $39,325 10% Discount
 
85 or Older Eligibility:
  • Must be 85 years or older
  • Must have owned home for 5 years
  • Must be a resident of Hopkinton for a minumum of 5 years
  • No income requirements

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Information on Proration

Properties will be valued as of December 31st of each year based on the previous revaluation date and billed in September. New construction completed after December 31 will be assessed from the C.O. (certificate of occupancy) date or date completed to the end of year and billed between July and November.

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One Town House Road, Hopkinton, RI 02833