The Office of the Fayette County Sheriff mailed
the 2012-2013 Fayette County property tax bills on Tuesday, September 25, 2012.
The Office of Sheriff mailed 118,477 bills with a total face value of $270.6 million, which is an increase of $6.9 million from the 2011-2012 tax year.
The Office of Sheriff collected 98.85% of property taxes billed for the 2011-2012 tax collection period.
Together these tax collections will help fund the Commonwealth of Kentucky
, the Fayette County Board of Education, the Lexington-Fayette Urban County Government, the Fayette County Extension District, the Fayette County Soil & Water Conservation District, the Lexington-Fayette County Health Department, and LexTran.
Property tax payments must be made or postmarked by November 1, 2012, in order to receive a 2% discount and by December 31, 2012, to avoid a penalty.
Taxpayers may pay in person at the Office of Sheriff, located in Suite 236 in the Fayette District Court building, by mail, or online at www.fayettesheriff.com.
Taxpayers may also pay in person at any Lexington Republic Bank location with their payment coupon.
Taxpayers not receiving their bills during the first week of October should contact the Office of Sheriff Property Tax Division at 859-252-1771 to request a duplicate copy.