Kentucky taxes http://wkms.org en Support Swells for Pre-Filed Legislation in Ky. TVA Counties http://wkms.org/post/support-swells-pre-filed-legislation-ky-tva-counties <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Support is swelling for a Kentucky House of Representatives bill that would return money to counties powered by the Tennessee Valley Authority, in order to help address economic development needs.</span></p><p> Thu, 17 Oct 2013 20:31:34 +0000 John Null 35813 at http://wkms.org Support Swells for Pre-Filed Legislation in Ky. TVA Counties Kentucky on Track to Meeting Revenue Goals http://wkms.org/post/kentucky-track-meeting-revenue-goals <p></p><p>Kentucky's General Fund is on pace to meet its tax revenue goals for this fiscal year despite Kentuckians' cautious spending habits says a state official.</p><p>State Budget Director Jane Driskell says overall tax receipts are 2.6 percent higher than they were this time last year. The uptick is partially attributed to an increase in revenue from corporate and individual income taxes, which jumped 12.7 percent and 5.7 percent respectively. The fiscal year ends June 30. Thu, 11 Apr 2013 13:04:15 +0000 Whitney Jones & The Associated Press 30434 at http://wkms.org Kentucky on Track to Meeting Revenue Goals Tax Deadline Approaches, More Filing Online http://wkms.org/post/tax-deadline-approaches-more-filing-online <p></p><p>One week from today is the tax filing deadline.&nbsp;More than one million of the expected 1.8 million Kentucky returns have been filed and processed.&nbsp;</p><p>Pamela Trautner in the Kentucky Finance Cabinet said the vast majority of taxpayers are filing their returns electronically.</p><p><em>“Electronic filing has grown in popularity since Kentucky implemented that in 2003,” she said. “I think that year there were 50 percent who filed online. Last year there were 77 percent.”</em> Mon, 08 Apr 2013 12:42:36 +0000 Lisa Autry (KPR) 30266 at http://wkms.org Tax Deadline Approaches, More Filing Online Blue Ribbon Commission Rejects Food Tax Proposal http://wkms.org/post/blue-ribbon-commission-rejects-food-tax-proposal <p>Kentucky Governor Steve Beshear’s Blue Ribbon Commission on Tax Reform has rejected a proposal to tax food at grocery stores. Consultants say a 6 percent tax could generate about $500 million each year. The 17-member commission dismissed it as a burden on the poor.&nbsp; The Courier-Journal reports members met for nearly four hours yesterday to shorten a list of 96 recommendations. Wed, 24 Oct 2012 17:41:11 +0000 The Associated Press & Angela Hatton 23651 at http://wkms.org Blue Ribbon Commission Rejects Food Tax Proposal