Business-Related Taxes

  1. Admissions Tax

    Learn more about taxes and how they pertain to events that charge admission; and which activities are exempt.

  2. Cigarette Stamps

    Learn more about the City's cigarette stamp policy and how it relates to the cigarette tax.

  3. Electric Utility and Consumption Tax

    Learn more about the electric utility tax and its rates.

  4. Food & Beverage Tax

    Learn about the taxes placed upon food and beverages.

  5. Natural Gas Utility and Consumption Tax

    Learn about the taxes levied on your natural gas usage.

  6. Public Rights-of-Way Use Fee

    The City of Newport News charges a monthly right-of-way use fee on each local telephone access line.

  7. Short-Term Rental Tax

    The City of Newport News charges a tax on the gross proceeds of any business engaged in the short-term rental business.

  8. Transient Room Tax

    The City of Newport News charges a tax to each transient on the total amount paid for board or lodging or for any transient to any hotel.

  9. Lodging Flat Tax

    The City of Newport News charges a tax on each transient a flat tax of one dollar ($1.00) for each number of rooms/night of lodging per month at any place other than a campground.