Real estate taxes are based on property assessments set by the Assessors and a tax rate approved by the state, usually in December. Bridgewater has been on a quarterly billing system since July 1, 2010 to improve cash flow. Preliminary bills are mailed at the end of June. They are estimates and do not contain tax rate and assessment values. They are due the first business day of August & November.
Actual bills are mailed at the end of December. These bills contain the tax rate and assessment values as well as abatements, exemptions, liens, other adjustments and previous payments. They are due the first business day of February & May.