Find more information about your Kentucky state income taxes below. Check your filing status & refund for any state.
Where’s My Kentucky State Tax Refund?
The Kentucky State Department of Revenue is where you can find your KY tax refund status. Check the status of your Kentucky tax refund using these resources.
Refund Status Phone Support: 1-502-564-1600
Hours: Mon. – Fri. 8a.m. – 5p.m. CT
Online Contact Form: https://revenue.ky.gov/Get-Help/Pages/Contact-Us.aspx
2017 State Tax Filing Deadline: April 17, 2018
Note: If you chose to receive your refund through direct deposit, please wait two to three weeks before checking the status of your refund on electronically-filed returns. If you submitted a paper return, please wait eight to twelve weeks. Refunds requested via paper check can take an additional week to arrive.
Kentucky Tax Brackets
Kentucky state income tax includes six different brackets, and the rates are consistent across all filing statuses. See our table of the KY tax brackets.
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Kentucky Tax-Exempt Income
All residents of Kentucky that are active duty members of the Armed Forces, members of the reserves, and members of the National Guard do not have to pay state income tax on their military earnings. When filing a return, all military pay should be excluded. If that’s the only source of income, the taxpayer does not have to file a state return.
Additionally, social security income is exempt from state income tax along with retirement income from government worker retirement systems within the state. All pensions and annuities are also not taxable up to $41,110. Lastly, interest accrued on treasury notes, bills and bonds issued by the federal government are exempt.