Property Assessments & Taxes

 

The tax year covers the period of April 1st to March 31st and the Town of Berwick issues property tax bills twice a year.

The interim tax bill is sent out by the end of April and is due on the last business day of May.

The final bill is sent out by the 15th of September and is due on the last business day of October. (Please see important update from September 20, 2023: here)

An interest charge at a rate of 1.5% per month shall be charged on overdue property tax bills.

Inquiries about your property tax account may be emailed to:  or by phone at: 902-538-8068 ext.8617

IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO RECEIVE YOUR PROPERTY TAX BILLS ELECTRONICALLY, PLEASE EMAIL: 

 

Payment Options

Online Banking: 

Available at most financial institutions:

E-Transfer:

Town of Berwick Property Taxes Please send payment to:

In your message please include your account number and name

In-Person at your Financial Institution:

Pay in person at your bank.

By Mail:

Please make the cheque payable to the Town of Berwick and mail it to:
Town of Berwick
PO Box 130
Berwick, NS B0P 1E0

In-Person at Town Hall:

236 Commercial St.
Berwick, NS
Monday to Friday 8:30 am to 4:00 pm.

We accept Cash, Cheques, and Debit Cards.
For your convenience, payments may be placed in the drop box to the left of the front entrance. Please put payments in an envelope note if you wish to have a receipt mailed.

Property Assessments

2024 Property Assessment Notices have been mailed. For more information about property assessment in Nova Scotia visit pvsc.ca

Did you know you can find more information about your 2024 property assessment online? Log into My Property Report at pvsc.ca with the Assessment Account Number (AAN) and PIN on your 2024 Property Assessment Notice.

Remember to review your 2024 Property Assessment Notice and contact PVSC if you have questions. Assessors are available Monday to Friday, 8:30 am to 4:30 pm, at 1-800-380-7775 or

 

TAX RATES

Residential/Resource Rate

Commercial Rate

Education Levy Rate1,2

2023/2024: 1.578

2022/2023: 3.890

 

2022/2023: 1.588

2022/2023: 3.900

 

2021/2022: 1.568

2021/2022: 3.880

Included in Residential Rate

2020/2021: 1.214

2020/2021: 3.506

2020/2021: 0.334

2019/2020: 1.189

2019/2020: 3.481

2019/2020: 0.336

2018/2019: 1.189

2018/2019: 3.481

2018/2019: 0.336

2017/2018: 1.199

2017/2018: 3.491

2017/2018: 0.327

2016/2017: 1.199

2016/2017: 3.491

2016/2017: 0.327

2015/2016: 1.209

2015/2016: 3.501

2015/2016: 0.310

2014/2015: 1.197

2014/2015: 3.489

2014/2015: 0.33

2013/2014: 1.508

2013/2014: 3.800

2013/2014: -

2012/2013: 1.591

2012/2013: 3.880

2012/2013: -

 

How To Calculate Your Taxes

Example:

The assessed value of your residential property: $250,000

Residential: $1.588 / $100 X $250,000 of assessed value equals $3,970