How is my vehicle assessed?
Vehicle personal property tax is assessed by the Commissioner of the Revenue. Assessments are based on the average loan value listed in the N.A.D.A. (National Automobile Dealers Association Official Used Car Guide). The minimal assessment is $200. If you have any questions, feel free to email the Treasurer's Office.

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1. What are Personal Property Taxes?
2. How do I know if I should be paying Personal Property Taxes?
3. How is my vehicle assessed?
4. What is the Personal Property Tax rate?
5. Do I have to pay Personal Property Taxes if I am active duty military?
6. I am in the military and lease a vehicle. Am I taxable?
7. When are Personal Property Taxes due?
8. What if I am late paying my Personal Property Taxes?
9. I want to pay my Personal Property Taxes, but I find myself in financial straits at this time. What can I do?
10. I just sold my vehicle. What do I have to do?
11. I just moved to Newport News, what do I have to do?
12. I just moved out of Newport News to another city / county, what do I have to do?
13. I just moved out of Newport News to another state, what do I have to do?
14. How does the Personal Property Tax Relief Act of 1998 (PPTRA) affect me?