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 … Continue reading
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 … Continue reading
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 … Continue reading
The assessment date is January 1 (KRS 132.220(1)(a)). When you purchased your property, the assessment was as of January 1 of the year you purchased your property. If your purchase price is accepted as a valid sale (fair arm’s-length sale) … Continue reading
Tax bills are mailed on November 1 of each year.
The Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office is responsible for collecting property taxes. Please contact their office with any issues concerning your property tax bill.
Taxing jurisdictions are based on property location. State, Metro Louisville, school, and fire districts apply to all taxable property in Jefferson County. Some special districts such as the Urban Service District (old City of Louisville boundaries), the Louisville Downtown Management … Continue reading
The assessed value of your tangible property is based on the tangible return you file with our office each year in May.
If you are going to “junk” your vehicle and give your title to the junkyard, be sure to make a copy of the front and back of your title and obtain a “junk” receipt and fax it all to (502) 574-5036 with the … Continue reading
After you turn in your license plates, you may need to follow several more steps. See “I have either sold a vehicle or moved out of state. What do I do now?” in the FAQs.