The Town of Bridgewater offers a low-income property tax exemption application for those whose household income is $29,590 per year or less. Please note that the information contained on this page is subject to revisions to Town of Bridgewater Policy 57 by Bridgewater Town Council.
Applications are to be returned by AUGUST 31, 2021, for the fiscal year April 1, 2021 to March 31, 2022. Applications will NOT be accepted AFTER March 31, 2022, for the fiscal year April 1, 2021 to March 31, 2022.
To download an application for for the Town of Bridgewater's Low-Income Property Tax Exemption Program please click here.
HOW TO FILL OUT YOUR FORM
After you have filed your personal income tax for the current year and have received the Notice of Assessment back from Canada Revenue Agency confirming your income, you can then complete your application.
Notice of Assessment: This is the form that Canada Revenue Agency sends back to you after you have filed income tax for the year. This form states your total income and whether or not you owe Canada Revenue Agency money or are receiving a refund. If you do not have your Notice of Assessment from Canada Revenue Agency, you can print a copy from your CRA My Account or call 1-800-959-8281 to have it mailed (may take up to 6 weeks).
CRA My Account: https://www.canada.ca/en/revenue-agency/services/e-services/e-services-individuals/account-individuals.html
CRA Automated Call Number: 1-800-267-6999
Note: This form is not your Notice of Assessment for your property and is not the Notice of Assessment for GST Rebate.
Household Income: This is the total income from Line 15000 of the Canada Revenue Agency 's Notice of Assessment for each of the resident(s) on the property over the age of 18. It includes all members of the household.
If Assessed Owner is Deceased: You will need to submit a copy of the death certificate for a member of the household who is deceased and a registered owner on the property to the Provincial Assessment Office (1-800-380-7775) to update the property ownership record.
visit Town Hall located at 60 Pleasant Street in Bridgewater.
ADDITIONAL PROGRAMS THAT HELP
For information on Service Nova Scotia Senior's Property Tax Rebate Program please call 1-800-670-4357 or visit: https://beta.novascotia.ca/apply-property-tax-rebate-property-tax-rebate-seniors