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Study puts Kentucky’s tax burden in the middle

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) - With Tax Day delayed to July 15 due to the coronavirus pandemic, the annual moaning and groaning about taxes has...

Stimulus checks won’t be taxed, unemployment benefits will

IRS has sent nearly 130 million stimulus payments, more on the way

Report says black lung funding cut will cost taxpayers billions

A report from a national watchdog group says a cut to the tax that coal companies pay to fund a trust for sick miners will cost taxpayers billions.

Officials will vote on whether or not to increase taxes for Madison Co. jail expansion

Madison County Fiscal Court will vote on whether or not to increase taxes that would allow for expansion of the Madison County jail.

School board wants Kentucky Noah’s Ark to pay higher taxes

A county school board in Kentucky says a Christian theme park with a 500-foot-long Noah's Ark is not paying enough in property taxes.

Boyle County schools board of education lowers taxes

At the August 15 meeting of the Boyle County Board of Education, board members voted to lower the school tax rate.

House Democrats ask IRS to provide Trump’s tax returns

A new battle is brewing between President Donald Trump and House Democrats, this time over the president's tax returns.

Sine Die: Kentucky General Assembly wraps up

State lawmakers passed more than 200 bills in the just completed General Assembly Session.

Tax break debate over film industry

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) - As filming for "The Stand-In" wraps up in downtown Lexington, director Jamie Babbit says she enjoyed her time here, but...

Kentucky DOR prepares for tax season

As tax season is once again upon us, the Kentucky Department of Revenue is finalizing its processes and procedures, striving to make this the most efficient and safe filing season possible.

Probes of Trump taxes carry potential for millions in fines

Though President Donald Trump insists he did nothing wrong on his taxes, experts say he could be on the hook for tens of millions of dollars in civil fines if state and federal authorities substantiate a New York Times report that found he and his family cheated the IRS for decades.

FCPS board votes on tax hike to fund school safety

Wednesday night, the Fayette County School Board is meeting to vote on a tax hike that would fund a school safety plan.

Kentucky braces for new sales taxes on July 1

Kentucky residents will pay a slew of new taxes beginning next week.

Woodford County voters reject tax for new high school

In a special election Tuesday, voters in Woodford County rejected a tax increase to pay for a new high school.

Woodford County will vote on tax increase to build new high school

VERSAILLES, Ky. (WTVQ) - Woodford County has a big decision to make in June. The school district is trying to fund building a new...

Martin County continues to have financial problems

The sheriff's department announced Friday afternoon, the fiscal court has not paid a bill owed to the vendor that supplies the county's taxing program.

Budget bill exempts Berea College from costly endowment tax

The bill U.S. lawmakers passed to keep the government open includes good news for Berea College by exempting them from a tax on their endowment.

District raising taxes for new schools, to offset fund cuts

Kentucky's third largest school district has raised local property taxes to offset state funding cuts and new school expenses.

Daily inmate fees to help pay for overcrowding at the Madison County Detention Center

The Madison County Detention Center has been overcrowded for years but the judge executive has a plan to take the cost burden off taxpayers.

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KSP is investigating a deadly house fire in Robertson County

State Police says one person is dead following a house fire.

LPD: Woman sent to hospital after car flips

Police tell ABC 36 they suspect the woman was driving under the influence when she hit two parked cars and flipped her own car.
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‘Stuff the Bus’ donation drive gives school supplies to families in need

The Salvation Army is hosting it's 'Stuff the Bus' school donation drive this weekend, helping families in need. 
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UK students move in with safety measures in place

It was the first move-in day for incoming students and it was one like never before with several COVID-19 safety measures in place.