The RI DMV recently mailed out Excise Tax Notices indicating that excise taxes are owed to a city/town(s). The information that generated these notices are from the city/town(s) listed on the letter you received. Please contact that city/town(s) to clear this excise tax block to allow you to register a new motor vehicle or renew any of your registrations. The Tax Administrators’ telephone numbers are listed on the back of this notice. You are directed to contact the city/town(s) listed on your notice. The RI DMV does not know the amount owed. Once all outstanding excise tax amounts are paid, please allow two (2) business days for the RI DMV to receive notice from the city/town(s) that your block can be removed. Thank you.
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At Donate Life Rhode Island, individuals are able to register to be an organ and tissue donor at anytime — 24 hours a day — 7 days a week.
The Rhode Island Division of Motor Vehicles conducts all programs and activities without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, age, or disability, including income-level and Limited English Proficiency status. If you feel that you have been subjected to discrimination by the RI DMV, you may file a complaint. Please click here for additional Title VI information.
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