Commissioner of Revenue<br>Tax Rates

All tax rates are set annually by the Board of Supervisors.

2019 New Kent County Tax Rates

Assessment Category - Rate per $100

  • Real Estate - $0.82
  • Mobile Home - $0.82
  • Bottoms Bridge Service District - $0.15
  • Tangible Personal Property - $3.75
  • Handicap Equipped Vehicles - EXEMPT
  • Aircraft - $0.75
  • Machinery & Tools - $.75

Note: Real Estate assessed and taxed at 100% of the estimated fair market value.

2019 Consumer Tax Rates

Tax Category - Tax Levied

  • Meals - 4% 
  • Transient Occupancy/Lodging - 2%

2019 Business License Tax Rates

License Category - Rate per $100

  • Contractor - $0.12
  • Retail Sales - $0.15
  • Wholesale - $0.04
  • Repairs, Personal, Business & Other Services - $0.27
  • Financial, Real Estate & Professional Services - $0.44
  • Utility License Tax - $0.42
  • Miscellaneous License - $0.27

Additional Resources & Information

  • O-01-19 - Ordinance imposing tax levies on real and personal property for the 2018/2019 fiscal year; adopted April 24, 2019

Minimum Business License is $30.00 with the following exceptions:

  • Manufacturing; Out of County Contractors are required to obtain a local license when annual gross receipts in New Kent County reach $25,000.
  • Every person or business subject to licensure shall not be taxed a license fee or collected on any amount of gross receipts less than $10,000.00. However, a completed license application is required in order to receive a certificate. The $10,000.00 minimum gross receipts requirement does not apply to itinerant merchants or peddlers; carnivals, circuses, festivals, fairs, cultural events, etc.