60 Pleasant Street, Bridgewater, NS, B4V 3X9
Tel: 902-543-4651 Fax: 902-543-6876
Emergency After Hours Tel: 902-543-5142

Budget & Tax Information

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The 2022-2023 budget for the Town of Bridgewater was approved on April 11, 2022.  To view pdf click here (11.77 MB) .

>>> 2022-2023 TAX RATES Residential Tax Rate
$1.75 per $100 of AssessmentCommercial Tax Rate
$3.97 per $100 of AssessmentMulitpurpose Tax Rate
$0.06 per $100 of Assessment

>>> 2022-2023 SEWER RATES

Residential & Land-leased Communities
One Dwelling Unit $487.89 plus $185.89 for each additional dwelling unit.

Hotels/Motels
Base Charge $1,036.28 plus $59.59 for each guest unit.Other Commerical, Shopping Centres, Institutional, and Industrial Users
For the first user $1,036.28 plus $530.22 for each additional user.

Hospitals
Base Charge $1,036.28 plus $59.59 for each patient bed.

>>> Sewer By-Law (click here to view by-law)  

>>> Deed Transfer Tax (click here to view by-law) - 1.50 % effective June 1, 2018.


Town of Bridgewater tax and water bill payments must be received by the Town Office by the due date to avoid applicable interest charges. If you are paying by mail or through your bank, please allow enough time for your payment to reach the Town Office by the due date. Interest will not be adjusted if received by the Town after the due date. We encourage you to pay your tax and water bills by the due dates to avoid our collection procedures.Interim tax bills for approximately half the year's taxes will be mailed in April, due the last day of May. The final bill for the year will be billed in August, due the end of September.The interest rate is 1% per month (12% annually) and will be charged the first day of every month that the account is in arrears

IF YOU HAVE NOT RECEIVED YOUR CURRENT TAX BILL OR HAVE RECENTLY BOUGHT A NEW HOME, PLEASE CONTACT THE TAX OFFICE AT 902-541-4360 OR BY This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.




OTHER FINANCIAL INFORMATION

AUDITED FINANCIAL STATEMENTS
pdf Financial Statements to March 31, 2020 (6.90 MB)


MUNICIPAL INDICATORS
Two structured reports—the Financial Condition Index and the Municipal Profile—bring together a group of indicators to give an overall snapshot for each municipality in the Province of Nova Scotia. Please click here: http://www.novascotia.ca/dma/finance/indicators.asp


ASSESSMENT INFORMATION
For any information regarding your assessment value or classification or the Capped Assessment Program, please contact Property Valuation Services Corporation (PVSC) at: http://www.pvsc.ca/en/home/default.aspx

Any address changes for property taxes are also done through PVSC.  If you wish to change the name appearing on your bill or assessment, please contact the Registry of Deeds by clicking here.

For viewing of the 2017 Public Assessment Roll pdf click here (1.10 MB).