Natural Gas Consumption Tax

City Natural Gas Consumption Tax

Effective January 1, 2001, the State of Virginia mandated that in addition to consumer utility taxes, purchasers of gas utility services are also subject to a consumption tax. This tax must be charged to monthly consumers by the gas service providers. The tax, as charged includes two state components and one local component. Gas service providers must remit the local component directly to the City of Hampton no later than the last day of the month following the month of collection. The state components must be remitted to the State Corporation Commission. The state and local rates are as follows:

Usage (in ccfs)State
Special Regulatory (State)Local
Up to 500
(Up to) $0.002/ccf

If you have any questions regarding this information, please call the Office of the Commissioner of the Revenue at (757) 727-6700 or email the Commissioner of the Revenue.