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May 31, 2018, to inform residents about tax changes made during the 2018 General Assembly

Kentucky Press News Service

FRANKFORT - Beginning July 1, Kentucky residents will begin paying new taxes.

The Kentucky Department of Revenue announced Thursday the launch of a new website,, to inform residents about tax changes made during the 2018 General Assembly, a state news release said.

Beginning July 1, some services provided in Kentucky will be subject to sales tax. Several other types of taxes are also impacted by the new law.

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The new site features guidance information, answers to many frequently asked questions and links to technical guidance. Additional content will continue to be added, the news release said.

Many service providers will now be responsible for collecting sales and use tax. If not already registered with the Department of Revenue, these businesses need to do so online at

“Our goal is to assist taxpayers in becoming and remaining compliant. These changes have an impact on many Kentuckians, so we want to make sure we are giving taxpayers as much information as possible," Department of Revenue Commissioner Daniel Bork said. "This site is one of the best ways to do that.”

DOR also has a dedicated email address This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and phone number (502) 564-5700 to assist taxpayers.


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