Kentucky Property Tax

Business
6:38 pm
Fri July 4, 2014

Ky. Distilleries Set to Receive Bourbon Barrel Tax Credits Next Year

The M.B. Roland Distillery operates in Pembroke, Ky.
Credit mbrdistillery.com

A new state law aims to soften the impact of property taxes on Kentucky’s bourbon distilleries.

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Government
3:14 pm
Mon June 30, 2014

Kentucky Property Tax Goes Unchanged for 2014-2015 Fiscal Year

Kentucky’s property tax rate remains unchanged for 2014.

The state Department of Revenue has set it at 12.2 cents per $100 of assessed value. 

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Education
12:13 pm
Tue November 12, 2013

Graves County Special Election Turnout Higher than Expected

Graves County residents are weighing in on the county-wide proposed property tax hike today in higher numbers than expected.

County Clerk Barry Kennemore says most polling stations are reporting steady results but few lines.

He says, if voters keep up the pace, overall turnout could reach 40 percent, which he says is higher than his initial projections. 

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Education
4:14 pm
Mon October 7, 2013

Graves County School Board to Vote on Special Election

The Graves County Board of Education will have a special meeting at noon Wednesday, to vote on whether or not to proceed with a special election involving a proposed 18 percent property tax increase.

The tax increase would raise Graves County’s property tax from 37.5 cents to 44.4 cents in an effort to bolster county schools. The special election is a result of a petition circulated by county residents who don’t want the tax increase.

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Government
6:38 am
Mon October 7, 2013

PVA Test Offered For Candidates

People interested in running for property valuation administrator in Kentucky counties next year can take the required examination to qualify next month in Lawrenceburg.

The exam will be given on November 8 at Eagle Lake Convention Center. Applicants passing the test from those counties will be eligible for appointment for the remainder of the 2010-2014 term and to seek election in 2014.

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Government
3:27 pm
Mon June 10, 2013

Kentucky's General Fund Revenue Increases in May

The state's top budget official is reporting an 8.3 percent increase in General Fund revenue in May, largely thanks to improved collections from the sales tax, individual income taxes and property taxes.

Budget Director Jane Driskell released a monthly revenue report on Monday. The report showed property tax collections increased by 75.2 percent in May. Individual income tax receipts rose by 8.3 percent. And sales tax receipts were up 5.2 percent.

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Government
4:12 pm
Tue July 3, 2012

State Property Tax

The state property tax bill delivered to homeowners this fall will look familiar.  This year’s tax rate of just over 12-cents per 100 dollar assessed property value has remained unchanged since 2008.  

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Taxes
8:20 am
Tue July 3, 2012

Kentucky Property Tax Remains the Same

Kentuckians will continue to pay 12.2 cents on each $100 dollars worth of property they own over the next year.

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