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Kentucky Department Of Revenue, Kentucky Tax

Kentucky Business Corporate Tax, Kentucky Personal Income Tax, Kentucky Sales Tax Rates

What are the Kentucky corporate net income tax rates?

0-50,000 4%
50,000-100,000 5%
100,000 + 6%

What are the Kentucky personal net income tax rates?

0-3,000 2%
3,000-4,000 3%
4,000-5,000 4%
5,000-8,000 5%
8,000-75,000 5.8%
75,000+ 6%

There are also a lot of local income taxes with an average rate of .76%.

What is the average Kentucky sales tax rate?


Are there standard deductions?

Single:  $2,100
Joint:  $2,100

Are there personal exemptions?

Single:  $20
Dependents:  $20

What forms do you file for your Kentucky taxes?

Kentucky C corporations:   Form 720
S corporations:  Form 720S
Partnerships:  Form 765
Individual (Kentucky LLC members):  Form 740 and 740NP for part resident
Kentucky Nonprofit Charities: Form 990

Estimated tax payments?

Form 720ES in 3 installments if your tax liability is over $5,000 a year. Kentucky follows the IRS standards for estimated payments. If you will owe $500 or more in tax for the current year, you are required to make 90% of the tax due, over quarterly payments. It has to be at least 100% of the previous year, even if you think you won’t make as much in the current year.

Kentucky Department of Revenue:

Kentucky Department of Revenue
600 West Cedar Street
2nd Floor West
Louisville, KY 40202
Telephone: 502-564-8139
Fax: 502-595-4205
Website:  Kentucky Department of Revenue

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