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Pay Fayette County, Kentucky Property Taxes online using this service.

FAQs

When are property tax bills due?

Mailed payments will be accepted for the amount due on the date of the postmark. Note that a postal meter date is not acceptable proof of posting. Property tax due dates are set by statute and the Office of Sheriff has no authority to negotiate deadlines or offer extensions. Bills not paid by April 15, 2019 become delinquent with a penalty of 21% and are transferred to the Fayette County Clerk for collection. Additional costs, fees, and interest are added after this date and the bills may be subject to sale to a third-party.

How do I pay a tax bill by mail?

Please send payments by mail to: Office of the Fayette County Sheriff PO Box 34148 Lexington, KY 40588-4148 Please enclose a check or money order payable to “Fayette County Sheriff” along with your tax bill coupon. If you cannot enclose a tax bill coupon, please write the tax bill number, account number, and property address on your check or money order. You may obtain this information from our Property Tax Division at (859) 252-1771.

How do I pay a tax bill online?

Payments may be made online here. You must have your tax bill number and account number to make payment. If you do not have this information available, please contact our Property Tax Division at (859) 252-1771. Online payments may be made with any major credit card (Visa, Mastercard, American Express, or Discover) or by a direct debit from your checking or savings account. A convenience fee applies to online payments and you will have an opportunity to review these fees before proceeding with your payment. Please note that convenience fees are charged by financial institutions for processing your transaction and that the Office of Sheriff receives no portion of these charges.

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