Taxes in Kentucky

Each state’s tax code is a multifaceted system with many moving parts, and Kentucky is no exception. The first step towards understanding Kentucky’s tax code is knowing the basics.

How does Kentucky rank?  Below, we have highlighted a number of tax rates, ranks, and measures detailing Kentucky’s income tax, business tax, sales tax, and property tax systems. Click the tabs below to explore!

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