Cigarette Stamps

Newport News Cigarette Stamps

City of Newport News Code of Ordinances §40-156.

The City of Newport News charges a tax upon each and every sale of cigarettes sold within the city. The cigarette tax stamp must be applied to each package of cigarettes prior to offering the cigarettes for sale.

Every dealer and every seller can obtain the cigarette tax stamps from the Commissioner of the Revenue when the cigarette tax payment is submitted to the city Treasurer.

The Cigarette Stamp tax rates are set by City Council. Refer to the Business Related Taxes rate schedule for current tax rates.

For assistance with Cigarette tax, please call the Related Taxes Department at 757-926-8644.