The City of Newport News charges a tax on events to which admission is charged.
Admission charges include the following (exclusive of any federal tax):
There is no tax on admissions charged for the following:
Every business that charges admission to an activity is obligated to charge and collect the tax from each person who pays the charge, and remit the admission tax to the Commissioner of the Revenue no later than the 20th of each month following the month of collection.
For assistance with Admissions tax, please call the Related Taxes Department at 757-926-8644.