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The City of Newport News offers ACH direct deposits to all of our vendors for their check payments through Paymode-X. Like checks, these payments are entered into the computer daily and instead of having a check printed, the payment is automatically deposited into your bank account. This saves time on the mail service delivering your check to you and saves time that you would spend going to the bank to deposit the check. This also decreases the possibility of a check being mailed to an incorrect address or being lost in the mail.
Yes, sales to the city are exempt from federal, state, and local tax. To obtain a Sales and Use Tax Certificate of Exemption, contact the Purchasing Department at 757-926-8721.
The most common reason that an invoice has not been paid is because Accounts Payable has not received the invoice. Invoices should be mailed to:City of Newport NewsAccounts Payable, 6th Floor2400 Washington Ave.Newport News, VA 23607