Tax information for Independence Residents
The City of independence Tax Bills are on a Fiscal Year of July 1 - June 30th. Tax bills will be mailed out on October 1st and are due by December 31st.
There is a 2% discount if paid before November 1st. Penalty and interest will be assessed if not paid by January 1st.
*Please note that the 2021 Personal Property/Tangible amounts are not correct online. Please do NOT pay these online and refer to the paper tax bill you received in the mail for the correct amount due**
|Personal Property Tax
||0.595/$100 of assessed value
|Real Estate Tax
||0.244/$100 of assessed value
|Occupational Tax on Gross Receipts
||0.075% of Gross Earnings
||1.25% of Gross Earnings
Last Updated: 08-24-2021
HOMESTEAD EXEMPTION: For more information and/or to apply for the exemption, please visit: https://www.kentonpva.org/178/Homestead-Exemption
Occupational Tax on Gross Receipts
The Kenton County Fiscal Court is the collecting and licensing agent for occupational license fees, business license renewal, and payroll taxes for the City of Independence. The Occupational License Fee for the City of Independence is 0.075% of Gross Earnings. The City’s annual business license fee is $50. If you are doing business in the City of Independence you must also obtain a license for Kenton County, and also pay an occupational license fee to the county.
Payroll Tax - rate is 1.25% of Gross Pay for employees that work in the City of Independence. Payroll that is subject to payroll tax for the City of Independence is also subject to payroll tax for Kenton County.
For more information, to get forms or register your business, use the following link: https://www.kentoncounty.org/514/Get-an-Account-Other-Forms
Other Parcels with Tax Assessments: Fowler Creek Sewer Assessment