KENTUCKY tax return

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State income tax in Kentucky is collected on a variable scale, dependent on income. The six different tax brackets follow:

  • The first $3,000 in income is taxed at a rate of 2%
  • Income between $3,001 and $4,000 is taxed at a rate of 3%
  • Income between $4,001 and $5,000 is taxed at a rate of 4%
  • Income between $5,001 and $8,000 is taxed at a rate of 5%
  • Income between $8,001 and $75,000 is taxed at a rate of 5.8%
  • Any income over $75,001 is taxed at a rate of 6%

Retirement Income

Kentucky does not tax Social Security benefit

s, and railroad retirement benefits are also exempt. Any additional retirement income up to $41,110 can be exempt from state taxes if the money was distributed from a qualified IRA, 401(k), annuity, and private pensions. Additional exemptions may apply to pensions from military or civil service, but state or local governments.

Residency Status

You are a resident of Kentucky if you hold a domicile on December 31st of the tax year within the state. Taxpayers who spend more than 183 days in Kentucky and maintain a residence. Other taxpayers are considered nonresidents.

Reciprocal agreements are in place between Kentucky and the following states: Indiana, Illinois, Michigan, Ohio, Virginia, West Virginia, and Wisconsin. Income earned in Kentucky is not subject to state taxes for residents in the states mentioned. Kentucky residents who work in the reciprocal states are exempt from paying state taxes for the employed state, however in Virginia, you must commute daily. supports all state income tax returns. Washington D.C. along with 41 states have income tax returns. If you live in Alaska, Florida, Nevada, New Hampshire, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Washington or Wyoming, you only need to file your Federal Income Tax Return with the IRS.

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