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.
TAX BILLS AND DUE DATES
Interim tax bills for approximately half the year's taxes will be mailed in April and come 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
NOT RECEIVING YOUR TAX BILL?
Property owners are responsible to ensure that their address is correct with Property Valuation Services Corporation (PVSC). If you have not received a tax bill contact us at 902-541-4360 or assessment notice contact PVSC at 1-800-380-7775. Be sure to have the assessment number for each property for proper identification. Also, please contact our Tax Department, 902-541-4360, to get your balance owing and make arrangements for payment. You should note, that even if you do not receive your tax bill, you are still responsible for the payment of your taxes.
For the convenience of our customers, the Town of Bridgewater has implemented a number of different ways to pay your bills, including direct pay options through your banking provide and electronically through our eService portal.
THROUGH YOUR BANK
Use your bank's internet or telephone banking system to pay your bills online. For detailed instructions on how to pay your water and tax bills to the Town of Bridgewater using online banking, download our one-page guide by clicking here.
You can also pay your bill at any bank in Canada by taking your top portion of your bill to the bank -- note that bank charges may apply, or via bank wire transfers. Please allow three business days to ensure payment is processed before the due date.
OTHER WAYS TO PAY
You can pay your bills online through our eBilling service by clicking here and signing up for our online eServices. You can also learn more about Bridgewater's eServices through our downloadable guide -- the process is quick and easy! Download the instructions in PDF format by clicking here.
The Town of Bridgewater also offers customers the ability to pay their bills via a pre-authorized payment plan.
The application form for our Tax/Water Installment Prepayment Plan (TIPP/UIPP) is available for download (PDF) by pdf Clicking Here (57 KB). Please complete the attached form and return it to The Town of Bridgewater, 60 Pleasant Street, Bridgewater NS B4V 3X9 or e-mail to
You can use your debit card, cash, cheque, or money order when paying in person at Town Hall, located at 60 Pleasant Street in Bridgewater. You can also now pay at Town Hall using your credit card! Please note that a 2.4% service fee will apply.
If you need to pay outside of regulat business hours, you may also leave your payments in the secure drop box located to the right of the main entrance of the Town Hall building.
If paying by regular mail, please address your cheque or money order payment to the:
Town of Bridgewater
60 Pleasant Street