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RI Highest In Nation For Car Tax & 10th Highest For Real Estate

NEWPORT, RI — On average, Americans pay $2,197 in property taxes on their homes, according to a new report from Wallet Hub, the web-based personal finance experts. That does sound like a steal in Rhode Island where many are paying at least double that ...

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NEWPORT, RI — On average, Americans pay $2,197 in property taxes on their homes, according to a new report from Wallet Hub, the web-based personal finance expertsThat does sound like a steal in Rhode Island where many are paying at least double that sum for a modest single family home, and real estate taxes are the tenth highest in the U.SBut the municipal tax cash drain doesn't stop thereOn top of the real estate taxes, Rhode Islanders have also been paying the highest car tax in the nationState leaders have promised to phase out the car tax(Wallet Hub's survey goes through 2016.) But in the meantime, 24 states don't charge their residents any tax at all on their automobilesWallet Hub found the red states pay less property taxes than the blue states overallNew Jersey residents pay the most taxes on their homes, but they don't pay any car taxesFor the complete report, click here Source: WalletHubSubscribe Back to the Newport Patch More from Newport PatchUp next on Newport Patch Cranston Police Shut Down Prostitution House Latest Rhode Island Weather: Under 3 Advisories On Friday: NWS Is This Blanket The Cure For Your Insomnia? ga("send", "event", "taboola", "served", "impression", 1, { "nonInteraction": 1 }); if (mobile_detect.is_phone) { window._taboola = window._taboola || []; _taboola.push({ mode: 'thumbnails-b', container: 'taboola-below-article-thumbnails', placement: 'Mobile Below Article Thumbnails', target_type: 'mix' }); } else { window._taboola = window._taboola || []; _taboola.push({ mode: 'thumbnails-a', container: 'taboola-below-article-thumbnails', placement: 'Below Article Thumbnails', target_type: 'mix' }); } window._taboola = window._taboola || []; _taboola.push({flush: true}); var disqus_shortname = "patchmedia"; var disqus_identifier = "27487815"; var disqus_title = "RI Highest In Nation For Car Tax & 10th Highest For Real Estate"; var disqus_url = ""; jQuery(document).ready(function() { jQuery('#show-disqus, .btn-comment-now').on('click', function(event){ jQuery.ajax({ type: "GET", url: "", dataType: "script", cache: true }); jQuery('#comments-guidelines').show(); !== 'show-disqus' && jQuery('html, body').animate({ scrollTop: jQuery('#disqus_thread').offset().top - 220 }, 1000); jQuery('#show-disqus').slideUp(); return false; }); location.hash === '#comments' && jQuery('#show-disqus').click(); }); Show Comments Patch Community Guidelines Patch welcomes contributions and comments from our usersWe strive for civil, enlightened discussions on Patch stories and local issuesPlease abide by our posting standards: Be civil No profanity No personal attacks or insults Stay on topic Users who violate our posting rules will have their comments blocked or deletedUsers who flagrantly violate our standards can be banned at the moderator's discretion. × What are Featured Events? 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