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Fayette County, Kentucky PVA

2017 Property Tax Bills 

If you own property in Fayette County, you should have received your 2017 property tax bill.  The PVA office is responsible for establishing the fair cash value of your property which, in part, determines the amount of property tax you owe.  Taxes are calculated using the assessment of your property as of January 1, 2017 and the tax rates set by the taxing districts (LFUCG, Fayette County Schools, Commonwealth of Kentucky and others).  Assessments for 2017 are finalized and cannot be changed for your current property tax bill, but you may request a review of your assessment for 2018 by following this link or calling us at (859) 246-2722. 

If you are 65 or older, or receiving disability payments, you may qualify for Kentucky’s Homestead Exemption.  Find more information about the Homestead Exemption by visiting the Homestead Exemption page of our web site.

Property owners are responsible for paying property tax bills whether or not a printed tax bill is received.  Tax bill payment is due by December 31st.  There will be substantial penalties for not paying your tax bill in a timely manner.  Please be sure that the PVA office has the correct mailing address for your tax bills.  If you have not received your tax bill, you should contact us to confirm the mailing address.

Kentucky law requires the tax bill to be issued in the name of the January 1 owner, but if the house has been sold or transferred after January 1 the bills are sent in care of the new owner.  However, there may be inadequate time to update this information for sales or transfers that occur near the date the tax bills are printed.  If you have any questions about your prorated portion of the tax bill you should contact your closing agent or attorney. 

We invite you to explore our website, examine your property record and check the accuracy of the characteristics we have on file.  If any of this information is incorrect, you may call our office and speak with an assessor who will make any necessary changes, or email us to correct the information we have.  As always, our goal is to be fair and equitable with our assessment process. 

We hope this information has been helpful to you and if you have any questions about your assessment, homestead or disability exemptions, feel free to call us here at the PVA office.  As always we are here to be of service to you.  

     

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December 05 - December 11, 2017 Residential Sales

Posted by lorikidwell on December 15, 2017

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November 28 - December 04, 2017 Residential Sales

Posted by lorikidwell on December 8, 2017

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Imani Baptist

Posted by pvastaff on December 5, 2017

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STEAM Academy to get permanent home at the property formerly occupied by Imani Baptist, with a temporary stop at the former BCTC property on Cooper.  What will become of the old Johnson Elementary is not known.  Could it be used for affordable housing?

  

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View article from the Lexington Herald-Leader.


November 21 - November 27, 2017 Residential Sales

Posted by lorikidwell on December 1, 2017

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November 14 - November 20, 2017 Residential Sales

Posted by lorikidwell on November 22, 2017

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Contact the PVA

David O'Neill
Property Valuation Administrator
Fayette County
101 E. Vine Street, Suite 600
Lexington, Kentucky 40507
(859) 246-2722
Fax: (859) 246-2729
Motor Vehicles Fax: (859) 246-2728