How do you determine the assessment on vehicles?

All automobiles, trucks, boats, boat trailers, motorcycles, aircraft, and recreational vehicles are assessed as of January 1 of each year based on standardized guides provided by the Kentucky Department of Revenue.  Motor vehicle value is set according to industry-standard J.D.

How does PVA assess property?

The market (or sales) approach to value, the cost approach to value or the income approach to value with the assistance of a computer assisted mass appraisal (CAMA) system. Assessment guidelines and methods are in accordance with the Kentucky Department of Revenue’s Office of Property Valuation and Kentucky Revised Statutes.

How do I change the misspelled name on my tax bill?

If your name is misspelled on the PVA tax assessment roll, it can be corrected if you signed the original property deed with your name spelled correctly. You do not need to file any further documents if the signature is correct on the property deed.

Why did my assessment increase or decrease this year?

Your assessment increase or decrease in value may be based on a recent reassessment based on current market values. Other factors that may affect your current value are: new construction or an addition to an existing property; the removal of a house or building,