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Property tax assessment and tax rate are the two factors that determine your tax bill.
Kentucky State law (KRS 160.460) requires all real property be assessed “at one hundred percent (100%) of fair cash value, the Kentucky Constitution (Section 172) defines assessed value as “the price [property] would bring at fair voluntary sale.” The Jefferson County Property Valuation Administrator’s office (PVA) makes its determination of assessed value by evaluating recent sale prices of similar property, improvements made to property, its location and sales demand.
State, County and City governments, and School Boards, set property tax rates. The City of Jeffersontown’s 2020 property tax rate is $0.1401 per $100 of assessed value (ie, $100,000 assessed value = $141.10 tax bill)
Contact the PVA for more information on the appeals process. Jefferson County Property Valuation Administrator
Yes. Two exemptions are available for qualifying property owner(s).
The Homestead Exemption is available to property owners that are 65 years old, or older.
The Disability Exemption is available to property owners that have been classified as totally disabled by any public or private retirement system.
In 2020 property owners eligible for either exemption will have $39,300 subtracted from their property’s total assessment. This decrease in assessed value will discount your tax bill by $55.06. (ie, ($39,300 assessment / 100) x $0.1401 tax rate = $55.06 tax discount)
Tax bills are considered delinquent as of January 1st at which time a one time 6% penalty is assessed and interest begins to accrue at a rate of 6% per annum on the unpaid balance.
Make payment payable to: City of Jeffersontown.
To pay by check or money order, mail your payment and tax coupon to:City of JeffersontownP.O. Box 991457Jeffersontown, KY 40269-1457
To pay by VISA, Mastercard, Discover or ACH click the ‘Online Payment’ button at the bottom of this page, then select ‘Real Estate Taxes’. Credit card and ACH payments are subject to a convenience fee of 2.50% with a minimum of $1.95 for credit cards or $1.50 for echecks will be added to total tax bill.
Payments can be made in person at:
Jeffersontown City Hall10416 Watterson Trail
Jeffersontown, KY 40299
Monday - Friday, 8:00 am-4:30 pm
Contact the PVA to change your tax bill mailing address Jefferson County Property Valuation Administrator
Property tax information can be obtained from View and Pay Property Taxes.