What is the Personal Property Tax rate?
The Personal Property Tax rate is set each year by City Council. The current tax rates are as follows:
  • Tangible Personal Property (cars and trucks): $4.50
  • Boats (under 5 tons), Motors, RV's and Campers: $1.00
  • Mobile Homes: $1.22
  • Machinery and Tools: $3.50
  • Handicap Equipment and Disabled Vet: $1.00
  • Boats over 5 tons: $0.90
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?